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State Succession in Cultural Property

Andrzej Jakubowski


This book explains the legal effects of state succession on cultural property. It discusses to what extent the practice and the theory of state succession reflect the evolution of the idea of cultural heritage in international law. It attempts to reconstruct the principles regulating interstate arrangements, contextualizing them within a broad historical and geographical framework. Particular attention has been paid to the question of state succession to international cultural heritage obligations, and their content, sources, and status is explored. Today, the preservation and enjoyment of cul ... More

Keywords: state succession, cultural property, cultural heritage, cultural rights, community rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198738060
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738060.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrzej Jakubowski, author
Assistant Professor, Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences