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New Book: Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law (Carstens & Varner Eds.)

Anne-Marie Carstens and Elizabeth Varner (Eds.) just published “Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law” (OUP 2020). Abstract: The recent spate of threats to cultural heritage, including in Iraq, Mali, Nepal, Syria, and Yemen, has led to increased focus on the sources of international cultural heritage law. This edited volume shows that international cultural heritage law is not a discrete and contained body of law, but one whose component parts are drawn from diverse fields of public international law. It shows how cultural heritage law has been shaped by its interaction with other areas of international law, and how it has…