TITLE

The vanishing past

AUTHOR(S)
Horn, Miriam
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;9/21/92, Vol. 113 Issue 11, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes how massive population growth, uncontrolled tourism, environmental degradation, the pressures of development and politics and modern warfare are all threatening humanity's fragile cultural heritage. The Great Sphinx in Egypt is eroding fast; No historic city is spared; The past at stake in Egypt's verdant Nile Valley; Rapid urban growth in Egypt threatening surrounding infrastructure; Community support. INSET: Forward into the past..
ACCESSION #
9209211912

 

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