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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, priceless documentary heritage record the diversity of languages, peoples and knowledge that have influenced humanity from the early days of human history to the present. This heritage documents important events, discoveries or inventions that have transformed the world....

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, priceless documentary heritage record the diversity of languages, peoples and knowledge that have influenced humanity from the early days of human history to the present. This heritage documents important events, discoveries or inventions that have transformed the world. The UNESCO Memory of the World program 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

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Number of Pages: 607

ISBN: 9231042378

ISBN-13: 9789231042379