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Challenge to our cultural heritage

why preserve the past? : proceedings of a Conference on Cultural Preservation, Washington, D.C., 8-10 April, 1984

by Conference on Cultural Preservation (1984 Washington, D.C.)

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.,
  • Cultural property -- Protection -- Congresses.,
  • Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.,
  • Historical preservation -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Yudhishthir Raj Isar ; co-sponsored by United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Smithsonian Institution in cooperation with the United States Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsIsar, Yudhishthir Raj., Unesco., Smithsonian Institution.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC135 .C55 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2343106M
    ISBN 100874745438
    LC Control Number86600111

    4 • Cultural Heritage Tourism FORwARD On our 35th year as an organization helping to empower communities with the tools to put them on the map as leaders in livability, Partners for Livable Communities is pleased to present this updated publication on cultural heritage tourism.   Cultural heritage could be described as a record of the genius of human beings. The legacy of artefacts, antiquities, sacred places as rituals, traditions and living expressions could be seen as unintelligible foot print left behind for the next generations to mark our path through this world.

    Like 'heritage' and 'identity,' 'culture' is a term that causes much confusion and suffers from its misuse. Traditionally it has been used to refer to the ways of life of a specific group of people, including various ways of behaving, belief systems, values, customs, dress, personal decoration, social relationships, religion, symbols and codes. Preserving Our Past Cyrus North questions preserving our cultural heritage. Photography to 3D Scanning Digitising the Legacy of a Victorian Explorer The challenges of preservation. 10 Heritage Sites Lost to Disaster and War. Bombed, flooded, destroyed, and built over.

    It has a positive message about encouraging acceptance of the cultural differences between people, which is something that we want to help nurture in our students. Another book that helps discuss culture is Going Home (Bunting, ), which is the story of a Mexican immigrant family with the children who were born in the U.S. Cultural heritage tells the stories of the world’s many peoples. The material part of that heritage, objects and sites, tells us of their activities, their perceptions, their skills, and their ideas. It is unique, irreplaceable and unfortunately, vulnerable. Our heritage institutions bear the solemn.


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The Challenge to Our Cultural Heritage: Why Preserve the Past. Paperback – September 1, by Yudhishthir Raj Isar (Author)Author: Yudhishthir Raj Isar. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The Challenge to our cultural heritage: why preserve the past?: proceedings of a Conference on Cultural Preservation, Washington, D.C., April, in SearchWorks catalog.

Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and practice of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage.

This book offers a preliminary discussion of factors challenging the management of intangible cultural heritage in the African communities of Zanzibar, Mauritius and Seychelles. These islands are part of an overlapping cultural and economic zone influenced by a long history of slavery and colonial rule, a situation that has produced inequalities and underdevelopment.

For cultural and heritage institutions around Challenge to our cultural heritage book world, sustainability is the major challenge of the twenty-first century. In the first major work to analyzeCited by: Get this from a library. The Challenge to our cultural heritage: why preserve the past?: proceedings of a Conference on Cultural Preservation, Washington, D.C., April, [Yudhishthir Raj Isar; Unesco.; Smithsonian Institution.;].

The Challenge to our cultural heritage: why preserve the past?: proceedings of a Conference on Cultural Preservation, Washington, D.C., April, / edited by Yudhishthir Raj Isar ; co-sponsored by United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Smithsonian Institution in cooperation with the United States Committee of the International Council on Monuments.

Book Review: Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability. by Diane Barthel-bouchier. Decorate your home with the colors of your ancestors’ flag. If you have Italian ancestors, use green, red, and white. If your people are Scottish, try to find out what their clan’s plaid looked like.

Use these colors in a throw pillow, a patchwork quilt, Christmas decorations, or a family banner. The authors provide theoretically informed, actionable insights on crowdsourcing in cultural heritage, outlining the context in which their projects were created, the challenges and opportunities that informed decisions during implementation, and reflecting on the by: Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artefacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for.

Challenges and opportunities for cultural heritage: The role of Member States, European institutions and international organisations Bénédicte Selfslagh The notion and importance of cultural heritage “Europe’s cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible, is our common wealth”.

It is not limited to aFile Size: 50KB. The book offers a thorough, structured review of extant literature on heritage in tourism and pertinent challenges for cultural heritage. This book offers new ways of looking at cultural heritage assets against a backdrop of increasing economic and environmental pressures.

Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that is inherited from past generations. Not all legacies of past generations are "heritage", rather heritage is a product of selection by society. Cultural heritage includes tangible culture (such as buildings, monuments, landscapes, books, works of art, and artifacts), intangible culture.

Journals & Books; Register Sign in. Sign in Articles in press Latest issue Article collections All issues Submit your article. Search in this journal. Cultural HELP Special Issue. Vol Pages (July–August ) More effectively addressing fire/disaster challenges to protect our cultural heritage.

Christopher E. “When I was a boy, world was better spot, What was so was so, what was not was not, Now I am a man, world have changed a lot, Some things nearly so; others nearly not O-ho.

Sometimes I think that people going mad. A-ha. Sometimes I think that people not so bad But — is a puzzlement!” — The King of Siam (Yul Brynner), “Is a Puzzlement,” in The King and I ().

‘Crowdsourcing our cultural heritage’ is now available in libraries or your favourite book stores. ‘This book is very readable and outlines many interesting and important projects along with considerations and potential problems such as managing and training participants.

Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage meets that challenge very effectively. There is simply no other resource which draws together the expertise of leading crowdsourcing projects from around the world, covering diverse disciplines, participatory activities, and types of source media.".

Generally speaking, issues surrounding culture and globalization have received less attention than the debates, which have arisen over globalization and the environment or labor standards.

In part this is because cultural issues are more subtle and sensitive, and often more confusing. "The homogenizing influences of globalization that are most. Also the cultural war crimes committed in the Middle East and Africa over the past years have brought the challenge of cultural heritage to global attention.

Our global cultural and natural heritage is increasingly threatened with destruction, not only by physical and chemical causes of decay, but mainly by changing social and economic conditions. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Geometry: Our Cultural Heritage Hardcover – Septem by Audun Holme (Author) › Visit Amazon's Audun Holme Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Cited by:   One of the most salient forms of modern-day tourism is based on the heritage of humankind.

The majority of all global travel entails some element of the cultural past, as hundreds of millions of people visit cultural attractions, heritage festivals, and historic places each year. The book delves into this vast form of tourism by providing a comprehensive examination of its issues, current 3/5(3).