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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2020, 2(1); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2020.020107.

Integral Protection of Cultural Heritage of the Grand Canal of China: a Perspective of Cultural Spaces


Yiyuan Li 1, Nana Zheng 2

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Yiyuan Li

1 Jiangsu Second Normal University, Jiangsu, China
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2 Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China
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The Grand Canal has formed a typical linear cultural heritage in the process of historical evolution and regional change. The formation of canal culture is the continuation of the production of cultural space and collective memory. From the perspective of cultural space as a whole, the historical and cultural authenticity and the integrity of the natural ecological environment of the Grand Canal should be paid enough attention to. Through the protection of material cultural space, the optimization of ecological environment space and the continuation of spiritual cultural space, the spatial situation of the grand canal and development of the cultural heritage of the canal can be reconstructed, the cultural consciousness of the residents along the canal be activated.


Cultural heritage; Grand canal; Heritage protection; Cultural space

Cite This Paper

Yiyuan Li, Nana Zheng. Integral Protection of Cultural Heritage of the Grand Canal of China: a Perspective of Cultural Spaces. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 1: 60-69. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2020.020107.


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