Defining 'underwater cultural heritage'

Forrest, C. J. S. (2002) Defining 'underwater cultural heritage'. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 31 1: 3-11. doi:10.1006/ijna.2002.1022

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Author Forrest, C. J. S.
Title Defining 'underwater cultural heritage'
Journal name International Journal of Nautical Archaeology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1057-2414
Publication date 2002-04
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1006/ijna.2002.1022
Volume 31
Issue 1
Start page 3
End page 11
Total pages 9
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Academic Press
Collection year 2002
Language eng
Subject C1
390111 International Law
750802 Preserving movable cultural heritage
2101 Archaeology
Abstract The newly adopted United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization's Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage provides the first universal protection regime for this value archaeological resource. A central difficulty in concluding this Convention was defining underwater cultural heritage. This article considers the development of the definition agreed upon and analyses its utility in providing for a pragmatic and effective protection regime.
Keyword Archaeology
Unesco
Convention
Protection
International Law
Underwater Cultural Heritage
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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