By R Layton, P Stone, J Thomas
This paintings asks even if the belief of global history is an important mechanism for the security of the world's cultural and ordinary background, or even if it subjugates a variety of cultural traditions to in particular Western principles.
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The garden agriculture of New Guinea or the various forms of farming practised south of the Sahara (including their relict forms) can provide outstanding examples of this manifestation of human achievement. As with the Philippines rice-terraces, they are complete economic units, comprising human settlements as well as their fields and enclosures. These traditional settlements with their characteristic and highly individualized vernacular architecture should also be seen as having outstanding universal value, comparable with but distinct from that of the medieval towns of Europe.
In 1527, Croatians elected the Habsburg Archduke Ferdinand as their king, in the hope of gaining continued protection from the Ottomans. : 35). The idea of appealing to fellow Slavs to unite against both the Habsburgs and the Ottomans developed as early as the sixteenth century, when it was promoted by Croatian clergy. Serbia regained its independence from the Ottoman Empire in the early nineteenth century and Serbian nationalists sought to extend Serbia to encompass the other southern Slavs still under Ottoman or Austrian domination (Denich 1994).
In fact these centres were created first for the appreciation of the colonial ‘subjects’ and only second for the maintenance and preservation of the cultural heritage of the colonial ‘objects’. In 1958 Edwin and Shirley Ardener were employed by the colonial authorities to start work on the Buea archives and museum. What is important here, however, is that for whatever reasons these structures and/or institutions were created, at that point in time, our orientation was different and we had our own sets of priorities.
Destruction and Conservation of Cultural Property by R Layton, P Stone, J Thomas