What is heritage?
What is heritage?

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What is heritage?


This course was written by Dr Rodney Harrison

This free course is an adapted extract from the course AD218 Understanding global heritage, which is currently out of presentation

Course image: Paul Stevenson [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Licence.

Figure 1: The Great Barrier Reef, Whitsunday Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photographed by Walter Bibikow. Photo: © Jon Arnold Images Ltd/Alamy.

Figure 2: The Mir Castle complex, Republic of Belarus, 2003. Unknown photographer. Photo: Ullstein Bild – Russian Picture Service.

Figure 3: http://www.getty.edu/conservation/research_resources/ charters.html. ‘Cultural Heritage Policy Document List’. The Getty website. Copyright © J. Paul Getty Trust.

Figure 4: Interior of the Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs gift shop at the O2 Dome, London, 2008. Photographed by Rodney Harrison. Photo: © Rodney Harrison.

Figure 5: Entrance to the Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs exhibition at the O2 Dome, London, 2008. Photographed by Rodney Harrison. Photo: © Rodney Harrison.

Figure 6: The Harry S. Truman Home, 219 N. Delaware Street, Independence, Missouri. Unknown photographer. Photo: © David R. Frazier Photolibrary, Inc./Alamy.

Figure 7: The sitting room of the Truman Home, as interpreted to the site visitor. Photographed by Jack E. Boucher, Historic American Buildings Survey. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HABS MO, 48 INDEP, 3.

Figure 8: Grandview Farm, Missouri, c.1906–9. Unknown photographer. Photo: © Corbis.

Figure 10: Locals gather to cheer on the two teams during the Boxing Day tug of war in Ludlow town centre. Unknown photographer. Photo: courtesy of the Shropshire Star.

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