Protection of Cultural Heritage in International Law by Natasja Nikolic
Approx. 22,980 words.
Published on August 4, 2011.
The history of cultural property is strongly connected to wars and armed conflicts. If on one side wars represented a means for the enlargement of national territory and neutralisation of enemy populations, ritorsions against theirs cultural property had principally an economic and symbolic value. Damage the signs of a culture was an expression of contempt and superiority.