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The Happy Valley: A History and Tour of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Ken Nicolson

Abstract

This history and tour highlights the need for urgent action to conserve the built and natural heritage resources of this important cultural landscape. The book challenges the reader to reconsider the basic approach to heritage conservation adopted in Hong Kong where a false dichotomy persists between natural and built heritage conservation initiatives. The Hong Kong Cemetery provides an excellent example of a precious cultural landscape which is deteriorating because simplistic approaches to site management have failed to understand and protect the complex interrelationship between the natural ... More

Keywords: conserve, built heritage resources, natural heritage resources, cultural landscape, Hong Kong Cemetery, deteriorating

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9789888028108
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028108.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ken Nicolson, author

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