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Conservation of cultural identity through the care of monuments guidelines for the Lednice-Valtice monument zone by Veronica E. Aplenc

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Paginationx, 142 p. :
Number of Pages142
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Conservation of Cultural Identity Through the Care of Monuments: Guidelines for the Lednice-Valtice Monument : Veronica E. Aplenc.   "This work is an exceedingly valuable resource, covering a broad range of preservation issues including impacts of exhibition, environment and handling on all types of museum collections. The book also outlines care and handling requirements essential to those working with sensitive cultural by: 4. Eventually the bronze will wear through, but only in hundreds of years; in the meantime, millions of people will have enjoyed relaxing there. In the case of each of these monuments, decisions regarding the extent of conservation treatment were made on the basis of retaining elements of the monuments' history and not simply on an intention to. The cultural heritage conservation is essential to preserve the memory of monuments, places and terri-tories and to ensure their transmission to the future.

  Excerpt from Monuments Monuments are our response to the collective need to remember, revisit, and delineate the dreams of history. The best memorials are not mere relics, but extraordinarily rich communications from the past, living history books that illuminate societal, political, and cultural values at specific moments in s: Conservation is, therefore, primarily a process leading to the prolongation of the life of cultural property for its utilization now and in the future. 23 CONSERVATION METHODOLOGY The conservation of cultural property constitutes a single, interprofes- sional discipline coordinating a range of aesthetic, historic, scientific, and technical methods. The care and conservation of historic graveyards should be guided by general principles of conservation that are often referred to as ‘best practice’. These international guidelines have been formulated and adopted by conservation agencies and are used as a guiding philosophy when carrying out work on places of cultural significance. By Frank G. Matero Heritage and conservation have become important themes in current discussions on place, cultural identity, and the preservation of the past. Archaeological sites have long been a part of heritage and its display, certainly before the use of the term “heritage” and the formal study of tourism.

List of cultural monuments. There are two different procedures for placing cultural monuments under legal protection in the German federal states: i) by preservation according to the law (otherwise known as the general clause principle) and ii) by placing an entry in the monument book for cultural monuments that stipulates rights (otherwise known as the entry principle). Conservation of cultural heritage is often associated with art collections and museums and involves collection care and management through tracking, examination, documentation, exhibition, storage, preventive conservation, and restoration.   The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (USA) offer many books on manuscripts, Indian carpets, Chinese drawings, etc. in beautifully-illustrated books, written by experts. Those books . 20th century practitioners to a more holistic view of cultural heritage. Riegl presented his typology of values as they applied to Art monuments and Historical monuments (Kunst- und historiche Denkmale), the terms used in Austrian conservation policy dating back to the 16th century. In this sense, monument spoke to intentional monuments, those.