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By Marie-Theres Albert, Birgitta Ringbeck

Because the adoption of the realm background conference in 1972, the concept that cultural and usual history have to be secure and correctly applied has won attractiveness. through the years, despite the fact that, such usage techniques have been much less taken with rules of sustainability and have become more and more prompted by means of advertisement pursuits. This book discusses those advancements and indicates capability suggestions so that it will care for such accidental tendencies.

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Criterion (iii): The Bamiyan Valley bears an exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition in the Central Asian region, which has disappeared. Criterion (iv): The Bamiyan Valley is an outstanding example of a cultural landscape which illustrates a significant period in Buddhism. Criterion (vi): The Bamiyan Valley is the most monumental expression of the western Buddhism. It was an important centre of pilgrimage over many centuries. Due to their symbolic values, the monuments have suffered at different times of their existence, including the deliberate destruction in 2001, which shook the whole world” (UNESCO World Heritage List, ref.

According to Hubel: “Every monument is tied to the material matter from which it is made and to which its existence can be traced.  311). In the chronology of the adoption of internationally recognized instruments31 to safeguard cultural property, the Hague Convention was followed by the International Charter on the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites (Venice Charter) in 1964, in which the “authenticity” of a monument was established as an important criterion warranting protection.

1). 14). “Criterion (i): The Buddha statues and the cave art in Bamiyan Valley are an outstanding representation of the Gandharan school in Buddhist art in the Central Asian region. Criterion (ii): The artistic and architectural remains of Bamiyan Valley, and an important Buddhist centre on the Silk Road, are an exceptional testimony to the interchange of Indian, Hellenistic, Roman, 30 2 What is World Heritage? 4 Typological, thematic and chronological-regional considerations 31 Sasanian influences as the basis for the development of a particular artistic expression in the Gandharan school.

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