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Cultural landscape meanings. The case of West Lake, Hangzhou, China

Zhang, Rouran; Taylor, Ken


In this paper, we examine nuances in ways of seeing and understanding the World Heritage listed West Lake Cultural Landscape, Hangzhou China, through different eyes. The paper briefly introduces the current debate on claimed differences and convergences between Western and Eastern mind sets in heritage conservation and then moves into reviewing the human side of landscape. We then examine the perspectives of international heritage agencies such as UNESCO and ICOMOS and those of Chinese...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-03-16
Type: Journal article
Source: Landscape Research
DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2019.1589438


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