SHARON MACDONALD: What is cultural heritage?
"Our current understanding of cultural heritage has gone well beyond its static 19th-century definition as a monument and freed itself from the tight corset of national myths, prejudices, and stereotypes", writes Professor Jacek Purchla.
What, then, is meant by cultural heritage? How does it shape our communities? What is its impact on the economy, culture, and development?
The texts collected here will answer these and other questions.