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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The town is rich in important buried remains, including some buildings that are
completely preserved. □4 The Roman Circus. 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
1984 1985 1986 1987. HISTORIC TOWN OF ST GEORGE, BERMUDA ...
MINARET AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS OF jAM 683 ANCIENT MAYA
CITY OF CALAKMUL, CAMPECHE | HISTORIC INNER CITY. Minaret and
Archaeological Remains of Jam Afghanistan Criteria - Interchange of ualues;
Testimony to ...
Of more than 200 tels in Israel, Megiddo, Hazor and Beer Sheba are
representative of those that contain substantial remains of cities with biblical
connections. Tel Megiddo was one of the most powerful cities in Canaan and
Israel. Its twenty ...
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