Protection of underwater cultural heritage in China: new developments

Y.Y. Jing*

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As a crucial part of the Maritime Silk Road, underwater cultural heritage plays a role in promoting development of One Belt and One Road in China due to its historical, archaeological and cultural value. The Chinese government has taken effective and reasonable measures to safeguard underwater cultural heritage, with numerous achievements. This paper addresses recent developments in the preservation of underwater cultural heritage with regard to legislation and policy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)756-764
Number of pages9
JournalThe International Journal of Cultural Policy
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 19 Sept 2019


  • china
  • development
  • legal protection
  • protection
  • underwater cultural heritage
  • Underwater cultural heritage
  • China
  • Legal protection


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