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African World Heritage: A Remarkable Diversity

edited by Lazare Eloundou, Ishanlosen Odiaua = Patrimoine mondial africain : une diversité remarquable / édité par Lazare Eloundou, Ishanlosen Odiaua
Paris : UNESCO, c2012.
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Patrimoine mondial africain : une diversité remarquable
9789230011031, 9230011037
"The World Heritage Convention provides an international platform for safeguarding cultural and natural heritage, and a showcase for the diversity of African heritage. From a vast deserts and forests with a variety of rare wildlife, to traces of past civilizations demonstrating human evolution and mastery of difficult terrain, the Africa region is a rich depository of natural and cultural history. The extent of its diversity reminds us of our common responsibility for its safeguarding for present and future generations. More remains to be discovered in this region."--Page 4 of cover.
  • Foreword / Irina Bokova
  • Foreword / Themba Wakashe
  • Introduction / The government of Switzerland
  • Overview
  • African world heritage: Brief overview
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania (United Republic of)
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe.
204 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • "African World Heritage Fund."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-201).
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