The Geographic Landscape as Cultural Heritage in the Post-Modern Age

Belluso, Rossella; University Of Rome "La Sapienza"
The landscape represents the geographical-historical context where any objects acquire a historical but not universal meaning. The protection of a monumental or architectural asset does not automatically translate into protection of the landscape where it is contained. We should also be aware that the «reading» of the geographic landscape doesn’t map into research methodologies for cultural assets and, therefore, the geography cannot be credited as a privileged interlocutor in this field. No cultural asset has...