Memory of the World: The Treasures That Record Our History from 1700 BCto the Present Day

Memory of the World: The Treasures That Record Our History from 1700 BCto the Present Day by Unesco
By: Unesco
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ISBN
9780007482795
Date Released
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
656
Dimensions
160 x 210mm

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The UNESCO Memory of the World programme was created to preserve these recorded treasures of humanity and mobilize resources so that future generations can enjoy this legacy that is preserved in the major libraries, archives and museums across the globe.

This book is a full listing of all entries on the official UNESCO Memory of the World international register;

• Unique list of documentary heritage from around the world

• Photographs and descriptions for 245 precious documents

• All entries identified by the UNESCO International Advisory Committee and endorsed by the Director-

General Entries include;

• 42-line Gutenberg Bible, printed on vellum

• Archives of the International Prisoners of War Agency, 1914-1923

• Bayeux Tapestry

• Magna Carta, issued in 1215

• Philippine Paleographs (Hanunoo, Buid, Tagbanua and Pala’wan)

• The Endeavour Journal of James Cook

• The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming 1939)

• Russian posters of the end of the 19th and early 20th centuries

• The Battle of the Somme

• The Atlas Blaeu-Van der Hemem
ISBN:
9780007482795
Publication Date:
01 / 11 / 2012
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
160 x 210mm

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