World Heritage: Benefits Beyond Borders

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World Heritage: Benefits Beyond Borders

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Published on the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, this thematic collection of case studies provides a thorough understanding of World Heritage sites and their Outstanding Universal Value in the context of sustainable development. The case studies describe twenty-six thematically, typologically and regionally diverse World Heritage sites illustrating their benefits to local communities and ecosystems and sharing the lessons learned with the diverse range of stakeholders involved. The volume emphasizes a holistic and integrated view of World Heritage, linking it to the role local communities play in management and protection, and to issues of ecosystem sustainability, and the maintenance of biological, linguistic and cultural diversity. Cross-disciplinary in its scope, this book will provide a meeting point for researchers, practitioners, community representatives and the wider public and will promote cultural and natural heritage conservation as a key vector of sustai

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Published on the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, this thematic collection of case studies provides a thorough understanding of World Heritage in the context of sustainable development. It emphasises an integrated view of World Heritage, exploring the benefits to local communities and their role in management and protection.

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Amareswar Galla, PhD, is an alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and Professor and Executive Director of the International Institute for the Inclusive Museum, Copenhagen. He has worked on culture in poverty alleviation projects at several World Heritage sites including Ha Long Bay and Hoi An (Vietnam) and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (India). He is Editor-in-Chief of three research journals dealing with sustainable heritage development.

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