Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2022, 5(15); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051518.
Jieling Xu1,2, Er Lee Siong2
1College of Humanities and Education, Foshan University, Foshan, 528000, China
2Institute of Chinese Studies, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Selangor, 43000, Malaysia
In December 2020, Foshan Sangyuanwei was successfully included in the seventh batch of the World Heritage Irrigation Structures List published by the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. Sangyuanwei is a polder embankment system, the largest dike water conservancy project in ancient China, and also the project with the most historical and cultural heritage in the world irrigation engineering heritage, which can be divided into two central historical and cultural heritage: material and intangible cultural heritage. The material cultural heritage includes water conservancy engineering heritage, architectural cultural heritage, the cultural heritage of carved stone tablets and historical documents. The intangible cultural heritage includes folk beliefs, folk activities, folk culture and intangible cultural.
Foshan Sangyuanwei, Material cultural heritage, Intangible cultural heritage
Jieling Xu, Er Lee Siong. The Historical and Cultural Heritage of Foshan Sangyuanwei. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 15: 133-138. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051518.
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