Social Sciences - Social Sciences
Cultural heritage consists of culture, values and traditions that are passed down from the previous generations. It signifies a collective bond and embodies the history and identity of a community. The term cultural heritage encompasses two main categories of heritage. These are tangible cultural heritage and intangible cultural heritage. Tangible cultural heritage consists of movable cultural heritage, immovable cultural heritage and underwater cultural heritage. Oral traditions, performing arts, rituals, etc. come under intangible cultural heritage. This book provides significant information of this discipline to help develop a good understanding of cultural heritage and related fields. Some of the diverse topics covered herein address the varied branches that fall under this category. In this book, using case studies and examples, constant effort has been made to make the understanding of the concepts of cultural heritage as easy and informative as possible for the readers.