World Heritage: Monumental Sites
This second volume, dedicated specifically to monumental sites, focuses on forty-seven emblematic instances of diverse geographic, cultural, and historic sites, providing each with a clear, well-documented explanatory text, enriched with in-depth boxes and a beautiful selection of pictures with detailed captions. This volume is a fabulous guide through wonderful sites such as the Palace and Gardens of Schonbrunn, the Palace and Gardens of Versailles, Mount Athos, The Kremlin of Moscow, the Great Wall of China, the Potala Palace in Lhasa, the Forbidden City in Beijing, The Taj Mahal, the Royal Palaces of Abomey, the Pueblo of Taos and the Statue of Liberty in New York among many others.
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UNESCO added the site to the World Heritage List in 1995 . a grew up in the shadow of its great walls . Built between the eleventh and sixteenth centuries , the abbey is a technical and artistic tour de force , having had to adapt to ...
UNESCO added the site to the World Heritage List in 1997 . Rietveld Schröder House The Rietveld Schröder House in Utrecht was commissioned by Ms Truus Schröder - Schräder , designed by the architect Gerrit Thomas Rietveld , and built in ...
UNESCO added the site to the World Heritage List in 1991 . University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares Alcalá de Henares was the first planned university city in the world , founded by Cardinal Ximénez de Cisneros in the early ...
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Monumental Sites : Treasury of World Culture Series UNESCO World Heritage (World Heritage)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This lavishly illustrated work is the second of three volumes in the "UNESCO World Heritage" series, which draws from some 700 sites on the World Heritage List to present works thematically. This ... Read full review
Treasury of World Culture : Archaeological Sites and Urban Centers UNESCO World Heritage (UNESCO World Heritage)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
For more than 30 years, the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has identified and documented sites that represent "the cultural ... Read full review
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