Intangible values of cultural routes

Romero Taylor, Michael (2021) Intangible values of cultural routes. In: Viviendo los itinerarios culturales = Living the cultural routes. CIGEPAC, Chihuahua, pp. 36-47.

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The ICOMOS Charter on Cultural Routes (2008) underscores the importance of intangible values when identifying and working with cultural routes. Progress has been made in identifying, documenting, and protecting a cultural route’s tangible properties such as buildings (e.g., churches, residences, public buildings) and structures (e.g., bridges, canals, and the actual roadbed itself). Equally important are the intangibles, and how tangible and intangible values are intertwined. Buildings and landscapes, after all, are containers of experiences, and routes are avenues along which these experiences that define the route are developed and expressed. Intangible values that inform a cultural route are infinite, and can comprise such reciprocal influences as “religion, ritual, language, festival, gastronomy, music, literature, architecture, dance, fine arts, handicrafts, scientific advances, technical and technological skills” (ICOMOS Cultural Routes Charter).

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: cultural routes, intangible cultural heritage, intangible values
Subjects: F Heritage Typologies > 07 Cultural routes
B Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) > 01 Generalities
Depositing User: Mr Jose García Vicente
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2024 22:24
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2024 22:24

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