The Genealogy of Intangible Cultural Heritage

  • Lourdes ArizpeEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice book series (BRIEFSPIONEER, volume 12)


In this new century, barriers are falling, customs are changing and yet there is a core of meaning, of affect, of memory that people refuse to give up. In this flowing and foaming world, people rush towards the new, at the same time as they want to cling to meanings and shared experiences with others. Why? Because this sharing gives them a sense of self and of identity in an open world. The loss of such references is keenly felt, psychologically and politically, as is very evident in the world today.


Cultural Heritage Language Policy Human Development Index Female Genital Mutilation International Convention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Regional Multidisciplinary Research CentreNational Autonomous University of MexicoCuernavacaMexico

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