28. Rock Art and the UNESCO World Heritage List

  1. Jo McDonald2 and
  2. Peter Veth3
  1. Nuria Sanz

Published Online: 23 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch28

A Companion to Rock Art

A Companion to Rock Art

How to Cite

Sanz, N. (2012) Rock Art and the UNESCO World Heritage List, in A Companion to Rock Art (eds J. McDonald and P. Veth), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Centre for Rock Art Research and Management, University of Western Australia, Australia

  2. 3

    University of Western Australia, Australia

Author Information

  1. Flinders University, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334241

Online ISBN: 9781118253892

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Keywords:

  • rock art management and interpretation;
  • Rock Art and the UNESCO World Heritage List;
  • rock art as form of human conceptual thought, surviving time;
  • World Heritage List, protection of natural and cultural heritage;
  • rock art expressions, resisting clear geographic and conceptual classification;
  • World Heritage Convention guidelines, singularities of individual rock art sites;
  • rock art within Lists, as a timeless beauty, requiring a global audience;
  • ethnographic/anthropological aspects of rock art, and heritage conservation;
  • rock art, universal means of achieving a greater balance in all regions;
  • World Heritage Thematic Programme, HEADS, transmission through art/graphics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • For the Future, Lessons Already Learnt

  • Rock Art in the Framework of a World Heritage Thematic Programme

  • Recommendations for Good Practice

  • Conclusion

  • References