Title:

Auschwitz-Birkenau in the context of the Town and Commune of Oświęcim

Title in Polish:

Auschwitz-Birkenau w kontekście miasta i gminy Oświęcim

Creator:

Rawecki, Marek

Abstract:

The article presents social determinants of the conservation and protection of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp in areas surrounding the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. It describes the history of the establishment of consecutive protection zones around the Museum and the consequences of the entry of the former camp into the UNESCO World Heritage List. It comments the results of research works carried out in the 1990s and an impact of the enactment of the law on the protection of former Nazi extermination camps on the local community attitude to the protection priorities.

Keywords:

Auschwitz ; Birkenau ; Oswiecim ; extermination camp ; Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum ; protection zone ; World heritage ; UNESCO ; cultural heritage protection

Description:

W: Były niemiecki obóz zagłady Auschwitz-Birkenau. Monografia. Cz. 1. Red. Stanisław Majewski. Gliwice: Wydaw. Wydziału Budownictwa Politechniki Śląskiej, 2011, s. 13-28, bibliogr. 22 poz. Seria: (Spotkanie z Zabytkiem; nr 3 (V) 1898-7168) ISSN 1898-7168

Date:

2011

Format:

application/pdf

Licence:

CC-BY 3.0