The Scope and Definitions of Heritage: From Tangible to Intangible

@article{Ahmad2006TheSA,
  title={The Scope and Definitions of Heritage: From Tangible to Intangible},
  author={Yahaya Bin Ahmad},
  journal={International Journal of Heritage Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={12},
  pages={292 - 300}
}
  • Y. Ahmad
  • Published 15 March 2006
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Heritage Studies
Since the adoption of the Venice Charter in 1964, there have been many conservation guidelines in the form of charters, recommendations and resolutions that have been introduced and adopted by international organisations such as UNESCO and ICOMOS. This article focuses on the scope and definition of heritage as promulgated by the various charters across the globe. The term ‘historic monument’ used in the Venice Charter 1964 was reinterpreted by ICOMOS in 1965 as ‘monument’ and ‘site’; and by… 

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