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The Leopard in the Holy Quran and Prophet Mohammad’s Sunnah and in Arabic Scientific Heritage Books. النَمِرُ في القُرآن الكريم والسُنة النبوية الشريفة وفي كُتب التُراث العِلمي العَربي By: Sharif Prof. Dr. Sc. Norman Ali Bassam Ali Taher Mohammad Ahmad Ahmad Mostafa Abdallah Mohammad Khalaf-Prinz Sakerfalke von Jaffa. Reference: Khalaf-Prinz Sak...
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From the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (University of Birmingham), we invite submissions to the panel “‘Just Europeans’: Unequal Experiences of Belonging and Citizenship among Young People of Migrant Heritage in Southern Europe”. The panel will be proposed for the IMISCOE 20th Annual Conference, “Migration and inequalities. In search...
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The paper discusses innovative approaches and targeted structural treatments of works on paper and paintings made possible by temperature management technologies based on low-energy flexible mats for precision heat transfer. Flexible silicone MAT (Multipurpose Accurate Thermal Management, developed by the Precision Mat, LLC) laminates, and transpar...
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Historical buildings, which are at the center of social memory, are important components of the built environment and urban life. Due to the change in living conditions over time, historical buildings lose their function and integrity is deteriorated, and they face the danger of extinction by taking structural damage. Since these structures bear th...
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The Expositio in Apocalypsim by Alexander Minorita (also known as Alexander of Bremen, d. 1271) is the earliest complete mendicant Apocalypse commentary. It has been noted for its highly chronological interpretation of the path toward the End Times and its witness to the early spread of Joachimite texts into Central Europe. Our knowledge of the tra...
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Climate change, with its expression in the current mounting climate crisis, is threatening life on Earth as we know it. It is already affecting millions of people, their environments, and livelihoods, with extreme weather events: drought and heat in some places; torrential rains and flooding in others. Beyond these devastating consequences for huma...
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Der ausgestopfte Arabische Leopard (Panthera pardus nimr Hemprich und Ehrenberg, 1833) im Naturhistorisches Museum in Muscat, Sultanat Oman / The taxidermied Arabian Leopard (Panthera pardus nimr Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1833) at the Natural History Museum in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Von: Sharif Prof. Dr. Sc. Norman Ali Bassam Ali Taher Mohammad...
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A typical characteristic that generally defines historic buildings is certainly the age of the buildings. The life cycle of historic buildings is out of date, the vast majority being hundreds of years old. Naturally, as time has gone by, buildings have been subjected to the degradation process. The cultural and historical value of these buildings a...
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Part of a forthcoming special issue entitled “Family as a language policy regime: Agency, practices and negotiation” to be published in 2023 in Sociolinguistic Studies Journal
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This article examines Teochew-speaking learners, as an example of linguistic minority students' use of and attitudes toward everyday translanguaging practices. By conducting a series of semi-structured interviews, this qualitative study specifically examines students' translanguaging process with their mother tongue-Teochew (L1), as well as Putongh...
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Twi (Akan) and English can both express diminutive meaning using a morphological strategy (diminutive suffix) or a syntactic strategy (adjectival construction), but they differ with respect to native-speaker preferences -- morphological in Twi, syntactic in English. Each strategy in Twi, moreover, is associated with different types of complexity (m...
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In order to identify the medicinal plants used in agri-food and traditional medicine by the population of Fez-Meknes region (Morocco), a floristic and ethnobotanical study was carried out in 4 provinces of this region (Fez, Meknes, Azrou, Taza). Questionnaire forms were used to survey the usual users of the plants and herbalists and to collect as m...
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This chapter takes an individual-differences perspective on the dual sound systems of American heritage speakers (HSs) of Mandarin Chinese. Based on detailed socio-demographic data and production data on segmentals and suprasegmentals, we build holistic demographic and phonetic profiles for HSs, as well as native speakers and late learners, to expl...
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In one vision of human success, future human evolution lies in enhancing our bodies and especially our minds, in order to achieve new levels of cooperation, morality, and wellbeing. In unadulterated form, this vision combines a pessimism in the human evolutionary heritage with an optimism in what technological enhancement could offer. I point to a...
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The good conservation of cultural patrimony depends on the quality of the indoor environment where collections and artifacts are kept, being suspended particles one of the key parameters. Among the various methods to study indoor pollution, portable optical counters appear as effective instruments to measure indoor pollution due to their specificat...
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Message from the Guest Editor For centuries, numerous are the contributions on the nature, goals and methods of Islamic education. This rich heritage provides an indispensable foundation and orientation for further research in this field. In addition to the genuine questions, in view of the current plural and (post-) secular context, new Islamic ed...
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Damaging archaeological remains, sites, or facilities is by no means a recent phenomenon and has been taking place in conflict zones and spheres for centuries. Destruction of archaeology is not limited to specific geographical areas or to any particular pasts and so can include many contexts, forms of damage, intentions, and aftermaths. We argue th...
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Psychological distance is “a subjective experience that something is close or far away from the self, here, and now” (Trope & Liberman 2010, p. 440). This research investigates heritage tourism from the perspective of Construal Level theory, which postulates that individuals mentally represent objects and events by adopting either low or high const...
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Many of the concrete structures that conform our modern cultural heritage are in need of repair and protective interventions. Silane-based impregnation treatments can be used to repair onset cracks and reinforce the surface due to their ability to produce silica and C-S-H gels, and can be modified by incorporating hydrophobic precursors to create m...
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Fire risk assessment is important in heritage-village risk management and cultural relics protection. This study aims to establish a fire risk assessment system and model to assess fire safety for heritage villages. Given the complexity and openness of the heritage village system, the nonlinearity of the driving factors, and the dual attributes of...
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In this paper, I explore the chronological development of Macedonian identity as expressed through the dance repertoire of the National Ensemble of Folk Dances and Songs of Macedonia Tanec. In its seventy years of existence, the ensemble has been governed by several directors and dance leaders, who created repertoire through which they represented...
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Hill tourism is one of the major part of revenue earns of any region or country as compared to other forms of tourism. “Basically tourists are attracted to hill destinations for some reason which is the climate, clean air, scenic beauty, heritage, history, unique landscape, wildfire, culture differentiation and experience” (limmet, Gascon, & silann...
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In the following paper, I focus on the performances of the most prominent and internationally known Macedonian dances, Lesnoto, Teshkoto, and Kopachkata during the protests of the citizen initiative entitled “Za Zaednichka Makedonija” [For a Common Macedonia]1 or “Ilinden 4”. Many Macedonian artists and institutions who openly supported the protest...
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Subjects: Anthropology Contributor: Alexandra Rodrigues Gonçalves, Laura Lou Peres Dorsch "Digital travel" refers to how we use digital tools to organize, manage and even enjoy travel experiences. So "digital tourism" harnesses all the tools of digital transformation to change the way we travel and how the industry itself operates. Nowadays tourism...
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Under the action of unidirectional water migration, museum soil sites generally encounter erosion through dry cracking, salt enrichment, etc. In this paper, the earthen site of the Terra Cotta Warriors Museum of the First Emperor of Qin was used as the research object, and the “hydrophobic” property of coated sand was proposed to prevent water migr...
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This paper proposes a PhotoStory: a mobile-based application to record the transformation of buildings, including the condition of the buildings and the surrounding environment, whether caused by natural disasters or other factors. There are still limited systems available for people to see the changes in historical buildings. Some existing applica...
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Gardens play a key role in the definition of the cultural landscape since they reflect the culture, identity, and history of a people. They also contribute to the ecological balance of the city. Despite the fact that gardens have an historic and social value, they are not protected as much as the rest of the existing heritage, such as architecture...
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The Quadrilátero Ferrífero is a mineral-rich region covering about 7,000 km2 in Central-Southern Brazil. It is known for its extensive gold and iron ore reserves, and for its historical cities. Many geological and mining sites related to gold mining and iron ore mining are in protected areas, and have been studied for preservation and use in educat...
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Das Projekt »GartenSPÄHER in Schwetzingen« stellt modellhaft Choreografien vor, mit denen sich der berühmte, in der zweiten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts angelegte Garten als »shared heritage«, als gemeinsam geteiltes Erbe, erschließen und erfahren lässt. Mehr als 80 Personen kommen zu Wort; das Spektrum reicht von kurzen Statements über Kommentare b...
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Mangaratiba, on the south coast of Rio de Janeiro, was known for the commercial importance of its port during the 19th century, when the city served as a link between the coast, the Paraíba Valley and the south of Minas Gerais. The city is also known for its relationship with Joaquim José de Souza Breves, one of the largest rural producers in Brazi...
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The present study sets out to investigate how multilingual youth perceive and represent their linguistic repertoires. To achieve this goal, we introduced a computer-vision-aided analytical method to deal with the obtained visual data, which comprised digital images of language portraits created by a group of young multilingual speakers. An OpenCV m...
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Manor parks are characteristic cultural features in Polish agricultural landscapes. About 10,000 manor parks are estimated to exist in Poland, and due to their high natural, historic and scenic value, these features represent potential in terms of ecosystem services. To properly manage these sites, it is advisable to determine the preferences of it...
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By tracing the biography of a collection of Ritxoko, the name given to ceramic dolls made by the Iny Karajá people in the interior of Brazil, this paper reflects on the potential ramifications of repatriation. Changes in the making of the Ritxoko are inseparable from a broader history of contact, the political-ecological entanglements surrounding t...
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Non-invasive techniques are being increasingly used for the study of heritage objects. This article describes the results of pigment analysis on a fragmentary Egyptian sculpture using two non-invasive infrared methods: external reflectance Fourier-transform infrared (ER-FTIR) spectroscopy and visible-induced infrared luminescence (VIL) photography....
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The establishment of phosphate mines and processing plants by Italian entrepreneurs in el-Quseir in 1912 revitalized a town that had faced a steady decline after the opening of the Suez Canal and re-linked it to the world economy. To this day, the now defunct industrial site occupies a large section of physical el-Quseir and plays a key role in its...
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This work presents a conservation and characterization diagnosis of the ruins of São Francisco da Laje Fort, located in the city of Recife, capital of Pernambuco, Brazil . Through the technical and methodological mechanisms provided by Historical Archeology, we identify the primary elements of the remains and its agents of degradation by applying A...
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There is a widespread notion that archives, especially national archival institutions, represent the nation’s memory. Historically, archives have played an important role for history writing, thereby contributing to the construction of national master narratives and the strengthening of national identities. What the association between archives and...
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In the slipstream of the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, there has been a global mobilisation around monuments and statues of famous figures involved in the slave trade and European colonial conquest. In former colonial states – such as France and Britain – and states shaped by the legacies of slavery – such as the United States –...
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Octopus vulgaris, often called the common octopus, represents a cephalopod of the order of octopods; it's genuinely appreciated by humans and has long been a part of the coastal population's diet. Besides, it plays an interesting economic role in the area. Therefore, it seems essential to identify its populations and preserve this marine biological...
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There exists a great degree of variability in the documentation of multilingual experience across different instruments. The present paper contributes to the "methods turn" and individual differences focus in (heritage) bilingualism by proposing a comprehensive online questionnaire based on existing questionnaires and the experience of using them t...
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Increased and enhanced utilisation of remote sensing and robotics in the Arctic can further enhance cultural safety and well-being and reduce the risks posed to archaeologists, heritage workers and others in the field. In this preliminary scoping survey, the authors review the current use of these technologies and consider a range of related issues...
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This paper examines the linguistic features of village names in Ngara district in Kagera region -Tanzania.Itspecifically discusses the meanings, and the morphological and phonological features of Ngara village names. The natives speak two related Bantu languages, namely Kishubi and Kihangaza.The study focuses on village names since they are part of...
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Modern warfare has prompted states to protect collections of cultural property by evacuating them to safe locations at times of war. Building on previously classified documents in archives, inquiries and other sources, this article investigates how planning for such evacuation was carried out in Sweden from 1939 to the 1990s. After the end of the C...
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The purpose of the water sources study according to the opinion of the users in the region of Al-Hoceima, is to present a classification of investigated sources according to physico-chemical and microbiological quality, and to compare the obtained results with the sanitary survey taken from users. The region’s groundwater is known for its low piezo...
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Research collections in art reflect, in part, the cultural and artistic activities of a country and by themselves constitute a heritage. Two of the most important research collections in Mexico for arts are in the custody of the Institute of Aesthetic Research (IIE) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Library of Arts (BA)...
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India has been actively preserving and promoting its Buddhist heritage in conjunction with other Buddhist countries such as Japan, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Nepal, and others. In the recent past, the Indian government has taken a number of measures to advance and protect Buddhist sacred sites. Keeping Buddhist sacred sites in good condition will, wit...
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The Peace–Athabasca Delta (PAD) in northern Alberta, Canada is one of the world’s largest inland freshwater deltas, home to large populations of waterfowl, muskrat, beaver, and free-ranging wood bison. The delta region has been designated a Ramsar wetland of international importance and is largely located within the Wood Buffalo National Park, itse...
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In this contribution, the development of Papiamento between 1920 and 2020 will be examined. Attention is also paid to this important colloquial language in relation to building the country and promoting the nation of Curaçao. In other words, the emphasis is on Papiamento in relation to nation building and nation branding. As you read, you should al...
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Hospitals have been encouraged to develop more process-oriented designs, structured around patient needs, to better deal with patients suffering from multi-morbidity. However, most hospitals still have traditional designs built around medical specialties. We aimed to understand how hospital designs are currently developing and what the important dr...
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India is a country with rich heritage of traditional textiles. It is a cluster of art and crafts of various communities and tribes. Tribal textiles are distinguished by their one-of-a-kindness, which reflects racial feelings and cultural identity. “Dongria Kondh” is a tribe from Odisha, lives on the hills of Niyamgiri, particularly on Rayagadha dis...
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This communication study aims to provide evidence on how Sentinel sensors and Copernicus Programme’s contributing missions can support heritage endangered by natural hazards. The recent catastrophic floods of 2022 in Pakistan, mainly in the Indus Valley, threatened one of the most iconic sites within the country; thus, the UNESCO World Heritage Sit...
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In the context of climate change, the mapping of the risk of flooding to identify potentially submersible targets deserves a fundamental interest for the protection of coastal communities. In this context, we have attempted to estimate the extreme water levels induced by the 100-year swell following the 2100 sea level rise on the “Langue de Barbari...
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The importance of heritage for a nation’s identity (Forster and Kayan, 2009) and cultural/ historical tourism development (Kisusi and Masele, 2018) highlights the necessity for proper conservation and management. The concept of heritage management has arisen in response to the special needs and challenges of heritage. Heritage conservation is a ref...
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This book gives positive examples how humans and rivers have been, and are still in some places, living in harmony. It analyses how this knowledge can be transferred into modern river management schemes and thereby it attempts to mitigate the deplorable trend of the decline of biological and cultural heritages and diversities in and along rivers. A...
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There is limited longitudinal research examining multiple ethnic-racial identity (ERI) components from adolescence into young adulthood. The current study modeled Latino adolescents’ ERI trajectories across the college transition (N = 206; Mage = 18.10 years, SD = 0.41; 65.0% female). Longitudinal data from a survey administered on five occasions a...
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A variety of Prehistoric dry-stone monuments isare ubiquitous in Western Sahara, a region delimited by the boundaries of the former Spanish colony. With either burial or ritual functions, these monuments are spread throughout the Sahara Desert creating sacred landscapes and housing the memory of millennia of occupation. Previous research has explor...
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Many Chinese people view the heritage of industrial modernization (HOIM) negatively, which leads to a lack of appreciation and conservation efforts. This study aims to verify and discuss the efficacy of the present protection system, examining the link between HOIM facility openness and its affecting aspects. To achieve this goal, this study establ...
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In recent years, the need to digitize and create digital twins of architectural and artistic heritage has been confirmed and accelerated. In this context, the DIDA-LXR (Laboratory for eXtended Reality) of the DIDALABS system, has carried out a series of research on the use of Virtual and Augmented Reality solutions to create and support activities...
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While the field of heritage language (HL) bilingualism has grown substantially in recent years, no studies have considered heritage Hebrew speakers dominant in American English. Expanding HL studies to new language pairs is crucial to understand the generalizability of prior findings across diverse linguistic contexts. In the current study, we asse...
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Language and culture were firmly related for quite a long time and had mirrored the lives of the indigenous individuals. But of late, things haven’t been the same. For, we have allowed Europeans to culture us with their advanced methodologies towards life. It isn’t horrendous, yet their persuasions ought not overwhelm our societies and our cheri...
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In the effort to integrate culture and tourism, an important strategy for the prosperity and sustainability of tourism, it is necessary to factor in tourists' cultural identity and emotional interaction with cultural heritage to keep pace with the trends of cultural heritage tourism. Drawing on in-depth interviews and software such as Nvivo and Sma...
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Currently, handheld scanning technology is expanding. In 2021, Apple released updated iPad and iPhone models that included LiDAR. In addition to the iPad Pro 2021, the Stonex F6 is also used to scan heritage objects. In this study, an experiment will be conducted to compare the performance of the two tools when scanning graffiti-covered cave walls....
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The question of recycled material in Roman bronze statues north of the Alps can be documented on the basis of production and material analyses. According to the zinc content, about a quarter of all analyzed fragments contained additions of brass scrap. One fifth of the samples from non-gilded statues contained significant traces of gold resulting f...
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Given the accelerated technological advance in all fields, vast knowledge of digital tools becomes mandatory for future interior designers and architects. Thus, experimenting with as many such methods and technologies must become a priority for the teaching process. Noticing a high demand for digitalization during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Polytec...
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This presentation aims to mobilise the theme of the memory of industrial heritage that has been converted for contemporary art exhibitions. The aim is to reflect on the possibilities of valorising the space, intended as curatorial space, which does not neglect its industrial history but also reflects on the potential of contemporary creativity.
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The prerequisites of transition from the typology of high-rise residential development of dormitory districts, remote from the epicenter of urban activity, to the typology of mixed functionality, interpreting the morphological and symbolic codes of the metropolis historical heritage are considered. The criticism of modernist strategy is based on th...
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The problem of preserving the architectural heritage as one of the most important priority tasks of our time is considered. Separate illustrations of the historical buildings of Krasnodar with the protected status of cultural heritage are presented. The need to take urgent measures for the rational use and exhibition of architectural heritage from...
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This article examines the phenomenon of invented corporate heritage brands, i.e. heritage that is made up, exaggerated or far-fetched, to an extent that stakeholders may challenge its accuracy. Along six empirical cases, three dimensions characterizing invented heritage are identified, namely facticity, historical connectedness/disconnectedness, an...
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Living heritage runs the risk of being lost forever, or frozen as a practice of the past, if not promoted in the community. The preservation of this history, its transmission to following generations, and its ability to transform and adapt to any circumstance, are all made possible by strengthening living heritage. Investigating the function of liv...
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Celluloid artifacts are known by conservation professionals to be prone to degradation, threatening their own integrity and that of nearby heritage collections. Celluloid alteration can have a heterogeneous nature, and this research topic is still in its infancy for heritage science. This article investigates degradation gradients, both along depth...
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The use of ICT as a resource for the treatment of heritage manifestations in the classroom represents an advance in terms of taking advantage of the potential of heritage as an educational resource and, without doubt, in terms of greater accessibility to it. In this line, the work presented here focuses on the use of ICT to work on intangible herit...
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Reconstruction, after slavery and the Civil War, helped lay down the foundation of what we call Constitutional Democracy in America. As the world wars ended, countries woke up after a long oppressive night of bad dreams. These “undeveloped states” of the post-postcolonial heritage have evolved into the so-called Third World, aka, the “underdevelope...
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Pemerintah Indonesia melakukan Penataan KSPN Borobudur yang bertujuan melestarikan Kawasan Borobudur sebagai Situs Warisan Budaya Dunia dan Mengembangkan Kawasan Borobudur sebagai Destinasi Pariwisata Berkelas Dunia. Program penataan KSPN Borobudur meliputi pembangunan gerbang penanda kawasan budaya, penataan jalur aksis budaya: Mendut - Pawon -...
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The cultural and religious experiences and expressions of the Yorùbá people are mediums to their ways of life. Culture as defined is “a way of life” with both tangible and intangible elements embedded in the culture. The behavior, beliefs, values, and symbols that the Yorùbá accept are represented through culture. The indigenous drum, as part of th...
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Heritage languages have been a topic of specific, continual interest since the 1970s, when they received recognition from the political and educational spheres in the United States and Canada. This interest is made evident in the journal of the United States House of Representatives session on July 31st, 1974, wherein the following was stated on th...
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City riverbanks usually have great landscape value and are iconic public spaces. However, there are many cities with large abandoned industrial buildings, such as power plants, on their riverbanks. Such buildings run the risk of being demolished in order to recover the surrounding natural landscape, despite having an important presence in the colle...
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Actualmente, el proceso que utilizan los destinos turísticos para definir estrategias de promoción, se basa en los índices de competitividad turística existentes. Sin embargo, cuando se trata de evaluar ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad, dichas metodologías presentan serios problemas para dar una evaluación comparativa realmente útil para su prom...
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The Rockery is often a key element of a Classical Chinese Garden. It’s exquisite detailed physical characteristics a major contributor to artistic value, aesthetic appeal, and the carrier of historical and cultural heritage values. Poets and scholars have often described the beauty of these places in classical gardens in qualitative terms but lacke...
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No Brasil, a indústria da construção civil é preparada para realizar obras novas, apresentando nesse quesito avanço tecnológico e controle na eficiência e gestão de qualidade, no entanto, no que diz respeito à reabilitação de edifícios, nosso país é incipiente, se comparado com alguns países europeus, onde existe um domínio e controle sobre a reabi...
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The feud between the Dutch and Indonesia again peaked after Indonesia proclaimed independence on August 17, 1945. War broke out in almost every region in Indonesia, Aceh was one of them. The basis of the hatred of the Acehnese towards the Dutch which grew under the spirit of jihad fisabilillah [war in the way of Allah] made the Veranda of Mecca was...