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By Marie-Theres Albert, Birgitta Ringbeck

Because the adoption of the area history conference in 1972, the inspiration that cultural and traditional history must be secure and correctly applied has received attractiveness. through the years, although, such usage recommendations have been much less occupied with principles of sustainability and have become more and more prompted via advertisement pursuits. This book discusses those advancements and indicates strength suggestions so that it will care for such unintentional traits.

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Western and Northern Medieval Europe 10. 15th–16th centuries (Renaissance, Religious Discords) 11. 17th–18th centuries (Absolutism, Age of Reason) 12. Asia 1. Indian subcontinent 2. South-East Asia 3. East Asia (Far East) 4. Central Asia V. Australia 2. Polynesia VI. Sub-Saharan Africa 1. West Africa 2. Nilotic Sudan and Ethiopia 3. East Africa and Madagascar 4. Central Africa 5. Southern Africa VII. The Americas 1. Mesoamerica 3. The Caribbean 4. South America VIII. The Arctic and Antarctic regions IX.

208). 20 For a comprehensive discussion on the effects of societal developments on heritage see Chapter 3. 42 2 What is World Heritage?  3). The inscription of the Buddha statues on the World Heritage List and simultaneously on the Danger List sent a very strong signal to the entire world, and eventually prompted the international community to cooperate in restoring the valley. On the other hand, certain properties in Germany had gone through a learning curve with respect to the instrument of the Danger List, in order to protect existing heritage from economic and/or politically motivated threats.

The Semmering Railway represents an outstanding technological solution to a major physical problem in the construction of early railways. The railway, built over 41 km of high mountains between 1848 and 1854, is one of the greatest feats of civil engineering from this pioneering phase of railway building. The high standard of the tunnels, viaducts and other works has ensured the continuous use of the line to the present day.  1). 17). “The remains of fortified trading-posts, erected between 1482 and 1786, can still be seen along the coast of Ghana between Keta and Beyin.

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