La Ville Transatlantique: Angra do Heroismo, Ville- Témoin de la Conquête d'un Océan, et des Rapports entre l'Europe et le Nouveau Monde

Monjardino, Alvaro (1987) La Ville Transatlantique: Angra do Heroismo, Ville- Témoin de la Conquête d'un Océan, et des Rapports entre l'Europe et le Nouveau Monde. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 709-714. [Book Section]

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Angra do Heroismo was born in the 15th Century to support the ships coming from Africa, Orient and America and bound to Spain and Portugal. That need determined the settlement of a city roundits port, although on an unfavorable soil.

Item Type: Book Section
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Monjardino, AlvaroUNSPECIFIED
Languages: French
Keywords: historic town; town planning; historic monuments; earthquake damage; conservation; restoration; World Heritage List
Subjects: D.URBANISM > 02. Urban planning
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 03. Monuments
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 13. Historic town centres
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 03. World Heritage List
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores, Portugal
UNESCO WHC Number: 206
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2011 09:21
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2011 09:21
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/767

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