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Published: 25 May 2008

504 Pages

ISBN: 9780199291694

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The 1972 World Heritage Convention

A Commentary

Edited by Francesco Francioni

Oxford Commentaries on International Law

  • Article by article analysis of the World Heritage Convention
  • Discusses topical issues raised by the destruction by the Taliban of the Buddhas of Bamiyán, and the shelling of Dubrovnik
  • Includes practical perspectives from the last 30 years, including the practice of the World Heritage Committee
  • Includes full text of the World Heritage Convention itself, and the newly revised Operational Guidelines