Building Destruction: The Consequences of Rising Urbanization on Cultural Heritage in the Ramallah Province

@article{AlHoudalieh2009BuildingDT,
  title={Building Destruction: The Consequences of Rising Urbanization on Cultural Heritage in the Ramallah Province},
  author={S. Al-Houdalieh and Robert R. Sauders},
  journal={International Journal of Cultural Property},
  year={2009},
  volume={16},
  pages={1-23}
}
  • S. Al-Houdalieh, Robert R. Sauders
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Cultural Property
  • Urbanization, particularly in terms of private housing construction, constitutes a mounting threat to cultural heritage sites in Palestine. At risk are not only archaeological sites, but traditional architecture and other locations of cultural heritage. The Ramallah province serves as a practical case study by which to examine how this process of urbanization affects the cultural heritage of the region, because of the increased rate of development the province has experienced over the past… CONTINUE READING
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