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World Heritage sites

UNESCO

World Heritage sites

a complete guide to 878 UNESCO World Heritage sites

by UNESCO

  • 288 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Firefly Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English


About the Edition

Each site has an entry explaining its historical and cultural significance, with a description and location map.

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsG140.5 .W677 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination832 p. :
Number of Pages832
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24469587M
ISBN 101554074630
ISBN 109781554074631
LC Control Number2010291688
OCLC/WorldCa319487382

Book Description. In , the General Assembly of State Parties to the World Heritage Convention passed a ground-breaking Sustainable Development policy that seeks to bring the World Heritage system into line with the UN’s sustainable development agenda (UNESCO ).   Each year the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization convenes to determine which sites will be granted World Heritage status in recognition of their outstanding value to.

The Book of The Everglades. Canada: Milkweed Editions, Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Culture and Natural Heritage. UNESCO, Cotham, Steve. The Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, World Heritage Sites In The United States. Eastern National, Located at the heart of the Historic Peninsula in Istanbul, World Heritage Hotel Istanbul is within a walking distance to historical sites of the city such as Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia Museum/10().

In this respect, the Conference Tourism at World Heritage Sites: Challenges and Opportunities was held in Çeşme (Izmir), Turkey in March , in conjunction with the 55th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission for Europe. The conference showcased the diverse cultural, natural and historical heritage of the European. The World Heritage Encyclopedia includes the great general encyclopedias of the past and the present but all types of works that claim to provide in an orderly arrangement the essence of "all that is known" on a subject or a group of subjects, translated from the Koine Greek enkyklios paideia, which literally means "complete knowledge".


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