UNESCO and Chinese Heritage: An Ongoing Campaign to Achieve World-Class Standards
In 1972, when UNESCO announced the Convention for Protection of World Heritage Sites, it was excellent news to archeologists and most historical resources workers in China. Soon after, the Government of the People’s Republic of China ratified the convention, and four years later it submitted 15 cultural sites to be inscribed on the then newly implemented World Heritage List.
KeywordsCultural Heritage World Heritage Heritage Site Cultural Relic World Heritage Site
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