Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 July 2013

360 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199679508

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Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Law

Lucas Lixinski

Cultural Heritage Law and Policy

  • Provides a comprehensive assessment of the legal protection of intangible cultural heritage: the traditional practices, expressions, knowledge, and skills that form the culture of a community
  • Explores the links between intangible cultural heritage protection and other bodies of law, including human rights law, intellectual property protection, and contract law
  • Analyses the criticisms directed against the legal protection of intangible cultural heritage from within anthropology and cultural studies literature