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Conservation of Natural and Cultural Heritage in Kenya

Deisser, A. and Njuguna, M. (Eds). (2016) Conservation of Natural and Cultural Heritage in Kenya. [Book]. UCL Press: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

In Kenya, cultural and natural heritage has a particular value.This book brings together essays by heritage experts from different backgrounds, including conservation, heritage management, museum studies, archaeology, environment and social sciences, architecture and landscape, geography, philosophy and economics to explore three key themes: the underlying ethics, practices and legal issues of heritage conservation; the exploration of architectural and urban heritage of Nairobi; and the natural heritage, landscapes and sacred sites in relation to local Kenyan communities and tourism. It thus provides an overview of conservation practices in Kenya from 2000 to 2015 and highlights the role of natural and cultural heritage as a key factor of social-economic development, and as a potential instrument for conflict resolution.

Type: Book
Title: Conservation of Natural and Cultural Heritage in Kenya
ISBN: 9781910634844
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.14324/111.9781910634844
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.14324/111.9781910634844
Language: English
Additional information: Text © Contributors, 2016 Images © Contributors and copyright holders named in captions, 2016 This book is published under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Non-derivative 4.0 International license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). This license allows you to share, copy, distribute and transmit the work for personal and non-commercial use providing author and publisher attribution is clearly stated. Further details about CC BY licenses are available at http://creativecommons.org/ licenses/
Keywords: Conservation, Heritage, Africa, Archaeology
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1519656
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