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atlasS.jpg Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger of Disappearing Stephen A. Wurm
Close to half of the 6,000 languages spoken in the world are doomed or likely to disappear in the foreseeable future. The disappearance of any language is an irreparable loss for the heritage of all humankind. 
AfricanhistoryS.gif General History of Africa
One of UNESCO's most important publishing projects in the last thirty years, the General History of Africa marks a major breakthrough in the recognition of Africa's cultural heritage. 
General History of Latin America
The General History of Latin America is a far-reaching intellectual project developed by UNESCO to provide the international academic community with the first history of the region written from a truly universal perspective. 
caribbeanhistoryS.gif General History of the Caribbean
This major six-volume project covers the historical experience of the peoples and societies of the Caribbean region from the earliest times to the present. 
vol5s.gif History of Civilizations of Central Asia
This six-volume History of Civilizations of Central Asia, published in English, is the first attempt to present a comprehensive picture of the cultures that flourished and vanished at the heart of the Eurasian area from the dawn of civilization to the present day. 
hist_humanite_pte_Ejpg.jpg History of Humanity
After almost fifteen years of intensive work, UNESCO presents an entirely revised and updated edition of this major work in seven volumes. 
diff_aspects.gif The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture
A world religion since its inception in the seventh century A.D., Islam is today seeking vigorous answers to contemporary problems through its multi-faceted history. Issues of poverty and wealth, inequality and demands for political expression, and respect for diversity in a difficult world of conformity are dealt with in this series. 
WCRs.gif World Culture Report UNESCO Culture sector
World Culture Report: Cultural Diversity, Conflict and Pluralism (2000) 
World Culture Report: Culture, Creativity and Markets (1998)
This broad-ranging, interdisciplinary report breaks new ground by providing hard and comparative data in the hybrid field of culture and development. 

map.gif Map of World Heritage Sites
08 Aug 2006 - 2006 World Heritage Map: UNESCO World Heritage Centre, National Geographic and Hewlett Packard (HP) Partnership. 
The UNESCO Courier
09 Jun 2006 - Now a full fledged online publication, the UNESCO Courier compiles articles on UNESCO related themes, including photos, interviews and fact presenting features. 
World Heritage Review
10 Oct 2005 - Published every three months in English, French and Spanish. 
Imagette_museum-01.gif Museum International
01 Jan 1948 - Quarterly 

cultural_heritage_2002_71.gif 2002 - United Nations Year for Cultural Heritage
Information Kit 
CultDialFrTurq35.gif Culture du dialogue en France et en Turquie : Quels projets pour aujourd'hui ?
Actes du colloque international organisé par le groupe d'Amitié islamo-chrétienne dans le cadre du programme du dialogue interreligieux de l'UNESCO, le 30 novembre 2005 à Paris 
brochureS.gif Culture(s): Diversity and Alliance UNESCO Culture Sector, Publications Unit
Brochure on UNESCO Cultural Activities 

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