Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory, and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

World Heritage Sites
World heritage sites

1A Number of Cultural Properties Inscribed By Region (1978–2008)

2 Approved Budget for World Heritage Convention in thousands US$ (2008/09)

3 Sources of Funding for World Heritage Sites in Europe by Region (% of countries mentioning that source for their WH Sites) (2006)

4 Overview Reported Issues Threatening World Heritage Sites by Region, in % (1986–2004)

5 Use of World Heritage Sites in Europe by Subregion, in % (multiple categories possible)(2006)

6 World Heritage List by Category and Region, in %

World Heritage Sites

Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritages are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. Places as unique and diverse as the ...

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