World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 878 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Firefly Books, 2009 - Architecture - 832 pages
Updated for 2010, this guide fully describes every official UNESCO World Heritage site.
In 1959, UNESCO launched an international campaign to safeguard the world's most important sites, which led to the first World Heritage List. In clear text that highlights all the fascinating facts, this revised edition of World Heritage Sites details all 890 properties, including the 13 new sites added in 2009.
Covering 148 countries, the World Heritage List has proved to be a valuable tool in the battle to preserve much of the world's cultural and natural heritage. Its strict criteria result in only the world's most spectacular and extraordinary sites making it onto the list, including:
The new sites added to this edition are:
Featuring gorgeous photographs and updated maps, World Heritage Sites is uniquely comprehensive.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded in 1945 with the ambitious goal to build peace in the minds of men and women through education, social and natural science, culture and communication.
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A Complete Guide to 878 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Red band Locator map
Blue band Timeline represents entries shows the location of represents entries
on every page highlights the classified as cultural sites. the site in a wider ...
A Complete Guide to 878 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 1978 1979 1980 1981
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How to use this book The page on which the information on a World Heritage site
can be found is accessed in a number of ways- by consulting the continent maps
on which all the sites are located, or by reference to either the alphabetical or ...
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