Heritage, history, and humanity: Learning from the past to protect the future?

SOURCE(S): Natural Hazards Center, 2016

‘This number focuses on cultural heritage, how it is possible to protect it and what is to take from past cultures in terms of resilience, adaptation, and mitigation. The articles show that to protect museums, libraries, cemeteries, temples, and other places of cultural significance it is fundamental to look at and learn from the past. If these valuable lessons are combined with modern knowledge, then there is a chance to preserve these irreplaceable sources of inspiration and human identity for future generations.…’

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