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Author Barthel-Bouchier, Diane.
Title Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability.
Imprint Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, 2012.

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Author Barthel-Bouchier, Diane.
Subject World Heritage areas -- Environmental aspects.
Cultural property -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainability.
Cultural landscapes.
Heritage tourism.
Sustainable tourism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (236 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Chapter One. Culture: Our Second Nature; Chapter Two. Is Heritage a Human Right?; Chapter Three. Fighting Climate Change and Achieving Sustainability: Organizational Processes of Mission Change; Chapter Four. Global Cities and Historic Towns: Rising Waters, Threatened Treasures; Chapter Five. The Loss of Cultural Landscapes: Desertification, Deforestation, and Polar Melting; Chapter Six. Heritage and Energy: The Interaction of Coercive and Normative Pressures; Chapter Seven. Cultural Tourism and the Discourse of Sustainability.
Chapter Eight. Conclusion: The Future of HeritageReferences; Index; About the Author.
Summary 'For cultural and heritage institutions around the world, sustainability is the major challenge of the twenty-first century. In the first major work to analyze this critical issue, Barthel-Bouchier argues that programmatic commitments to sustainability arose both from direct environmental threats to tangible and intangible heritage, and from social and economic contradictions as heritage developed into a truly global organizational field. Drawing on extensive fieldwork and interviews over many years, as well as detailed coverage of primary documents and secondary literature, she examines.
Note English.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1611322375
9781611322378
1611322383
9781611322385
1611322391
9781611322392
9781611326789
1611326788
OCLC # 994603728
Additional Format Print version: 9781611322378 1611322375 (DLC) 2012020774