World Heritage: Benefits Beyond Borders

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Amareswar Galla
Cambridge University Press, Nov 22, 2012 - Business & Economics - 366 pages
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Part I. Bridging Nature and Culture:1. Conservation of World Heritage and community engagement in a transboundary Biosphere Reserve: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, Senegal. 2. Community engagement in safeguarding the world's largest reef: Great Barrier Reef, Australia. 3. Living World Heritage: kocjan Caves, Slovenia. 4. Challenges of protecting island ecosystems: Socotra Archipelago, Yemen. 5. Cultural landscapes: challenges and possibilities: Vega°yan the Vega Archipelago, Norway. Part II. Urbanism and Sustainable Heritage Development: 6. Heritage and communities in a small island developing state: historic Bridgetown and its garrison, Barbados.7. The Red City: Medina of Marrakesh, Morocco. 8. Capacity-building for sustainable urban development: town of Luang Prabang, Lao People's Democratic Republic. 9. World Heritage in poverty alleviation: Hoi an ancient town, Vietnam. 10. Responsible local community in historic centres: historic centre (Old Town) of Tallinn, Estonia. 11. An exceptional picture of a Spanish colonial city: historic centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox, Colombia. Part III. Integrated Planning and Indigenous Engagement: 12. Homelands of the Mijikenda people: sacred Mijikenda Kaya forests, Kenya. 13. Reconnection and reconciliation in Canadian Rocky Mountain parks: Jasper National Park, Canada. 14. Legacy of a chief: Chief Roi Mata's Domain, Vanuatu. 15. Living cultural landscape: rice terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras. 16. The strength of a cultural system: Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons), Mali. Part IV. Living Heritage and Safeguarding Outstanding Universal Value: 17. Aligning national priorities and World Heritage conservation: iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa. 18. Participatory methodologies and indigenous communities project-based learning: Sian Ka'an, Mexico. 19. Village on the winding river: historic villages of Korea Hahoe and Yangdong. 20. World Heritage and Chinese diasporas: Kaiping Diaolou and villages, China. 21. Role of fisheries and ecosystem-based management: Shiretoko, Japan. Part V. More than the Monumental: 22. Dahshur villages in community development: Memphis and its necropolis the pyramid fields from Giza to Dahshur, Egypt. 23. Sustainable development in a Dutch-German World Heritage site: the Wadden Sea. 24. World Heritage site status a catalyst for heritage-led sustainable regeneration: Blaenavon industrial landscape, United Kingdom. 25. World Heritage in poverty alleviation: Serra da Capivara National Park, Brazil. 26. Angkor Archaeological Park and communities: Angkor, Cambodia Pathways to sustainable development.
 

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Contents

Foreword ix
Introduction
Community engagement in safeguarding the Worlds
Living World Heritage 30
Challenges of protecting island ecosystems 41
challenges and possibilities 53
Urbanism and Sustainable Heritage
Capacitybuilding for sustainable urban development 94
Living Heritage and Safeguarding
Village on the Winding river 230
World Heritage and Chinese diaspora 242
Role of fisheries and ecosystembased management 253
More than the Monumental
Sustainable development in a DutchGerman World
World Heritage site status a catalyst for heritageled
World Heritage in poverty alleviation 301

World Heritage in poverty alleviation 107
1O Responsible local communities in historic inner city areas 121
An exceptional picture of a Spanish colonial city 132
Integrated Planning and Indigenous
Reconnection and reconciliation in Canadian
Legacy of a chief 169
Living cultural landscape 178
The strength of a cultural system 188
Angkor Archaeological Park and communities 312
Pathways to sustainable development 325
Bibliography 333
List of Contributors 345
Photo Credits 353
Index 361
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Amareswar Galla, PhD, is an alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and Professor and Executive Director of the International Institute for the Inclusive Museum, Copenhagen. He has worked on culture in poverty alleviation projects at several World Heritage sites including Ha Long Bay and Hoi An (Vietnam) and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (India). He is Editor-in-Chief of three research journals dealing with sustainable heritage development.