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Historical monuments vs. architectural heritage. Comments in relation to the ratification of the convention for the protection of the architectural heritage of Europe

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historical monuments   architectural heritage   convention for the protection of the architectural heritage of Europe   ratification


The article examines the concept of architectural heritage in the context of the Council of Europe’s Convention of 3 October 1985 on the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of Europe, ratified by Poland in 2011. The first part of the article explains the origins of the word “monument” and how it evolved in successive Polish legal acts. Part two deals with the origins and evolution of the legal concept of architectural heritage. The final part indicates differences between the Polish cultural heritage protection law and the provisions of the Convention.

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Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

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ISSN 0239-6661   ISSN 0137-1134


pol   eng


Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis, ISSN 0239-6661, No 3440. Przegląd Prawa i Administracji, ISSN 0137-1134, 2012, 88, s. 23-55

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Czasopisma Naukowe w Sieci (CNS)

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