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Online Library for Underwater Cultural Heritage Studies

In this section, we have provided resources useful to your research and study on underwater cultural heritage, featuring:

Academic Publication

Online archive of international publications, open for contributions from individual scholars and institutes.

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Directory of Organizations

Directory of related organizations and institutions that conduct study and implement educational and professional development within the discipline.

Recommended Readings

Training Manual for the UNESCO Foundation Course on the Protection and Management of Underwater Cultural Heritage in Asia and the Pacific

Technical editing: Martijn R. Manders and Christopher J. Underwood 

Copy-editing: Sara M. Mabelis 

Design/Layout/Illustration: Warren Field

UNESCO Bangkok. 2012. 672 p.

ISBN: 978-92-9223-413-3 (Print version)

ISBN: 978-92-9223-414-0 (Electronic version)

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Info Kit: The UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage

UNESCO. 2001. (Interactive media) 32 p.

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Shipwreck Asia: Thematic Studies in East Asian Maritime Archaeology

Edited by Jun Kimura

Maritime Archaeology Program, Flinder University, South Australia. 2010. 104 p.

ISBN 978–0–646–54826–5

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