Conserving Cultural Heritage and the law: Protecting Immovable Heritage in English-Speaking Countries of sub-Saharan Africa (ICCROM Conservations Studies; 8)
Ndoro, Webber; Mumma, Albert; Abungu, George (eds)
Rome: ICCROM, , 2009; ix, 121 p.
ISBN: 92-9077-213-1; language: English
This book tries to provide an analysis of the current legal system concerning immovable cultural heritage in English-speaking sub-Saharan Africa. It also presents the historical background, origins, development and contexts of the different countries involved with the introduction of new laws.
Preface by Mounir Bouchenaki; Introduction by George Abungu and Weber Ndoro'; Challenges of heritage management in Africa by Joseph Eboreime; Introduction to heritage law in Africa by Vincent Négri; Introduction to international conventions and charters on immovable cultural heritage by Dawson Munjeri;
Legal definitions of heritage by Webber Ndoro; The ranking of heritage resources and sites in the legislation by Webber Ndoro and Donatius Kamamba; Administrative arrangements for heritage resources management in sub-Saharan Africa by Godfrey Mahachi and Ephraim Kamuhangire; Management mechanisms in heritage legislation by Webber Ndoro and Herman Kiriama; Powers and obligations in heritage legislation by Andrew Hall ; Implementation and enforcement of heritage laws by Paul Mupira; Legal provisions on financial and human resources for heritage conservation by Mundumuko Sinvula; Framework for legislation on immovable cultural heritage by Albert Mumma; Heritage policy and law-making processes by Albert Mumma; Appendixes: Heritage laws in sub-Saharan Africa; glossary and definitions; charters and conventions .
Price: € 20,00 (Euro)