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The world's heritage : the bestselling guide to the most extraordinary places.

Author: Unesco.
Publisher: Paris : UNESCO ; Glasgow : HarperCollins, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Best-selling guide to all 936 UNESCO World Heritage sites. Fully updated to include the latest sites added to the list in June 2011. The list is managed by the World Heritage Committee with strict criteria, and only the world's most spectacular and extraordinary sites make it onto the list. The prestigious list includes some of the most famous places in the world, such as the ancient Nabatean city of Petra in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Unesco.
ISBN: 9789231042317 9231042319 9780007435616 0007435614
OCLC Number: 751731640
Notes: Originally published : 2009.
Includes indexes.
Description: 872 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
Contents: World heritage sites --
mapped by continent --
World heritage sites --
descriptions, locations and photographys --
UNESCO's world heritage mission statement, inscription criteria and information and UNESCO worldwide --
Country by country index.

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Best-selling guide to all 936 UNESCO World Heritage sites. Fully updated to include the latest sites added to the list in June 2011. The list is managed by the World Heritage Committee with strict  Read more...

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"As any self respecting monument knows, you haven't made it until you've garnered UNESCO status. From the Acropolis to the lesser known El Jem Coliseum, this gives you a tanalising taste of all 878 Read more...

 
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