By James A.R. Nafziger, Ann M. Nicgorski

The worldwide group, established as continuously at the cooperation of state states, is progressively studying to deal with the intense threats to the cultural background of our disparate yet shared civilizations. The legacy of conquest, colonialization, and trade looms huge in defining and explaining those threats.

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