The Protection of Chinese Historical Cities in Ethical Perspective: the Construction of the Dignity of Cities

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In ethical perspective a city is not only for residence, but also is the carrier of its culture, which is especially true of a famous historical city. In the process of urbanization, most larger and major Chinese cities have not appeared in the world heritage list by UNESCO. In order to change the disconcerting situation, this article focuses on the dignity of the historical city and proposes three measures, after analyzing the basic causes. In conclusion, constructing the dignity of Chinese historical cities is the key to resolve the problems in protection.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 374-377)

Edited by:

Hui Li, Yan Feng Liu, Ming Guo, Rui Zhang and Jing Du

Pages:

2204-2207

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.374-377.2204

Citation:

J. H. Qi and S. Liang, "The Protection of Chinese Historical Cities in Ethical Perspective: the Construction of the Dignity of Cities", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 374-377, pp. 2204-2207, 2012

Online since:

October 2011

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