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Title Water & heritage : material, conceptual and spiritual connections / edited by Willem J.H. Willems & Henk P.J. van Schaik
Published Leiden : Sidestone Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (429 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents Foreword; Preface; Culture is the fourth pillar of sustainable development ; Olivier Blond; Water and Heritage: conventions and connections; Henk van Schaika, Michael van der Valkb and Willem Willems; Evolution of rainwater harvesting in urban areas through the millennia; A sustainable technology for increasing water availability ; Benoît Hauta, Xiao Yun Zhengb, Larry Maysc, Mooyoung Hand, Cees Passchiere, and Andreas N. Angelakisf; Ancient Water Wisdom; Traditional water systems in India; Vasudha Pangare and Ganesh Pangare; Water and heritage in Angkor, Cambodia
Heritage values of water and sea defense in RecifeChallenges for a local governmental approach; Evelyne Labanca Corrêa de Araújo; Hazard vulnerability and management of cultural heritage in the context of water-related hazards in the Republic of Korea; Hae Un Riia, Hyo Hyun Sungb and Jisoo Kimc; Flood Protection for Historic Sites -- Integrating Heritage Conservation and Flood Control Concepts; Experiences in Germany; Heiko Lieske, Erika Schmidt, Thomas Will; 'Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get'
Katko, T.S.a, Juuti, P.S.b, Pietilä, P.E.c and R.P. RajaladThe framework of skills and knowledge shared in long-enduring organizations in the improvement of irrigation efficiency in Japan ; Mikiko Sugiuraa, Yohei Satob and Shinsuke Otac; The Deltaworks: heritage and new space for a changing world; Marinke Steenhuis; Beyond site protection; Embedding natural heritage into sustainable landscapes; Kenneth Irvine; The Santa Cruz River; Four Millennia of Water Heritage and Security in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region; Rafael de Grenadea and Robert G. Varadyb
Managing the potential effects of oceanic climate change on underwater cultural heritageMark Dunkley; Water as an Agent of Creation and Destruction at Petra; Douglas C. Comer; Tsunami and heritage after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake; Katsuyuki Okamura; Reinforcing the link between Water and Heritage in order to build Disaster Resilient Societies; Rohit Jigyasu; Between pragmatism and cultural context; Continuity and change in Ifugao wet-rice agriculture; Stephen Acabadoa and Marlon Martinb; Water Services Heritage and Institutional Diversity
The monuments, the ancient hydraulic network and their recent rehabilitationPeou Hang; Water and World heritage; Anne Lemaistre ; Beautiful tropical islands in the Caribbean Sea; Human responses to floods and droughts and the indigenous archaeological heritage of the Caribbean; Corinne L. Hofman and Menno L.P. Hoogland ; Pacific Islands on the brink of submergence; Rising seas in an age of climate changes; John A. Peterson; Sand and water -- and their effect on the pyramids of Meroe in the Sudan; Alexandra Riedel; Water and Heritage: Material, Conceptual and Spiritual Connections; Kate Daly
Notes Outgrowth of cooperation between UNESCO and ICOMOS during the 7th World Water Forum, held April 12-17, 2015, in Daegu and Gyeongju, Korea. (Foreword and Forum's website)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Climatic changes -- Social aspects.
Cultural property -- Protection.
Water and civilization.
Water resources development.
Water-supply -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Schaik, Henk P. J. van, editor
Willems, W. J. H., 1950-2014, editor
International Council on Monuments and Sites.
World Water Forum (7th : 2015 : Taegu, Korea)
ISBN 9088902798 (ebk)
9789088902796 (ebk)
Other Titles Water and heritage