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Global Discourse and Local Struggles in World Heritage Making: The Construction and Consequences of the Silk Roads as World Heritage in China

Xie, Jieyi


In 2014, the 'Silk Roads: The Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor' was inscribed on the World Heritage List. The Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the Silk Roads was determined to rest on the material and immaterial exchanges that had occurred for over 2,000 years among various Eurasian civilisations. Although there are written records and archaeological discoveries that support the long history of communications between different cultures, it was only in 1877 that the German...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/YRWS-H138
Embargoed until: 2031-11-18


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