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Landscape Protection in International Law

Amy Strecker


This book explores the various avenues—institutional, substantive, and procedural—for the protection of landscape in international law. Since the inclusion of ‘cultural landscapes’ within the scope of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention in 1992, landscape has gained increasing importance at the international level. ‘Cultural landscapes’ were intended to give recognition to the intangible and associative values attached to certain landscapes, to sustainable agricultural practices, and to ‘people and communities’—essentially the human dimension of landscape. This shift came full circle with the ... More

Keywords: landscape law, landscape protection, cultural landscapes, right to landscape, landscape rights, European Landscape Convention, common goods, heritage landscapes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198826248
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198826248.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amy Strecker, author
Assistant Professor in Heritage & Governance, Leiden University