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UNESCO World heritage atlas

Author: Unesco.; De Agostini Editore.
Publisher: Paris : UNESCO Publishing ; Novara, Italy : De Agostini, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The understanding and preservation of natural and cultural heritage is not only a task for experts but the daily contribution of the general public who visit and have an effect on World Heritage sites. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, UNESCO and DeAgostini Libri will present a first-time atlas featuring all World Heritage sites, including those inscribed in 2012. This atlas will  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Unesco.; De Agostini Editore.
ISBN: 9789231042393 9231042394 9788851117177 8851117179
OCLC Number: 818416066
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 278 pages : color illustrations, maps (chiefly color) ; 37 cm
Contents: Preface --
UNESCO history --
Criteria for sites --
World map with sites --
Country index --
The trees of the World Heritage --
Sites in danger --
The convention in six stories --
Europe and North America --
Asia and the Pacific --
Arab States --
Africa --
Latin America and the Caribbean.
Other Titles: World Heritage Convention
Responsibility: UNESCO Publishing [in cooperation with] De Agostini.

Abstract:

The understanding and preservation of natural and cultural heritage is not only a task for experts but the daily contribution of the general public who visit and have an effect on World Heritage sites. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, UNESCO and DeAgostini Libri will present a first-time atlas featuring all World Heritage sites, including those inscribed in 2012. This atlas will present colour maps for each region of the world; fold-out maps with enlarged areas featuring detailed information and colour images of the sites located in them and an index of site names and descriptions.

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