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Tabla de contenido1. Introduction2. A portrait of San Andres and Providence islands3.The Province of Providence, 1887-19124. The intendancy, 1913-19305. The cultural incorporation of the Islands, 1913-19306. Conclusion7. Bibliography
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Symbols of the NationThe Muisca Raft and El DoradoNeither conquistadors nor adventurers ever witnessed the spectacle of the chieftain coated in gold dust, yet the El Dorado legend was associated for centuries with the history of Guatavita Lake. It was nevertheless not at Guatavita where the legend...
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Endangered HeritageHeritage in WarCultural heritage has always been threatened by war. If material expressions of culture are attacked, this inflicts a moral wound on societies. The destruction of monuments, archaeological landscapes and buildings, and the sacking of museums and libraries, are...
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World HeritageCertain exceptional or highly significant items in a society's heritage can even be considered to be a legacy for all mankind. With a view to creating a worldwide awareness of heritage, in 1972 UNESCO promoted the Convention concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural...
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Museums: Guardians of HeritageThe National Museum of ColombiaPublic museums came into being in the country when the National Museum of Colombia opened in 1823. After independence, thoughts turned to nation-building, and the museum would be a suitable place to preserve the nation's memory and...
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 18 photos that extend the whistling alcarraza Tierradentro | (Imagine) People and societies tend to adopt all kinds of cultural expressions as part of their heritage. Festivals, music and recipes, buildings and monuments, objects that belonged to past national heroes, or the photo of a...
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Heritage in History Colombian archaeological objects have not always been recognised as part of the country's heritage, nor have they been symbols of a shared identity at all times. For the conquistadors, they were treasure; for evangelisers, pagan idols; for explorers, curiosities; for grave...