Sacred Sites in Contemporary Cultures

Cummings, Patricia J. (1987) Sacred Sites in Contemporary Cultures. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 551-557. [Book Section]

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Abstract (in English)

Sacred places are found everywhere in the world and in every culture. The historic preservation movement has only recently begun to appreciate the unique importance and universal characteristics of sacred sites and to recognize the contribution they make to cultural diversity and resource conservation

Item Type: Book Section
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Cummings, Patricia J.UNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: sacred places; traditional cultures; cultural diversity; preservation
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 05. Sites
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2011 16:13
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2011 16:13
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/747

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