Cultural Heritage

Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artefacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations. Cultural heritage includes tangible culture (such as buildings, monuments, landscapes, books, works of art, and artefacts), intangible culture (such as folklore, traditions, language, and knowledge), and natural heritage (including culturally significant landscapes, and biodiversity).

The deliberate act of keeping cultural heritage from the present for the future is known as p

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West
Elizabeth Street
Uses of Heritage
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Stewart Stafford
Profundity and daring attempts at it are what separate our cultural touchstones from the white noise of daily communication.
Stewart Stafford

Abhijit Naskar
Culture should be a path, not a prison.
Abhijit Naskar, Sleepless for Society

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