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How to Build a Dam and Save Cultural Heritage

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The impact of each dam on cultural heritage is enormous, affecting hundreds or even thousands of sites. Dams are required, however, to offset water shortages and provide electricity for a rising global population. This short paper describes the initial outcomes of a new project, the aim of which is the production of a practical set of guidelines for cultural heritage management before and after dam construction, aimed at developers, foreign contractors, and policy-makers.

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Author(s): Cunliffe E, De-Gruchy MW, Stammitti E

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era

Year: 2012

Volume: 1

Issue: 1

Pages: 221-226

Print publication date: 01/01/2012

Online publication date: 01/01/2012

ISSN (print): 2047-4970

ISSN (electronic): 2047-4989

Publisher: Sage


DOI: 10.1260/2047-4970.1.0.221


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