27 Destinations Recently Dubbed World Heritage Sites
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27 Destinations Recently Dubbed World Heritage Sites

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Management Office of Laosicheng Tusi Domain

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Tusi Sites, China

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China received its 48th addition to the World Heritage list this weekend with the inclusion of three Tusi sites—Laosicheng, Tangya, and Hailongtun Fortress—in the southwestern region of the country. These sites represent a political system in which the central government appointed hereditary rulers over tribal domains as a means of “[unifying] national administration, while allowing ethnic minorities to retain their customs and way of life.” 

27 Destinations Recently Dubbed World Heritage Sites

Tusi Sites, China

China received its 48th addition to the World Heritage list this weekend with the inclusion of three Tusi sites—Laosicheng, Tangya, and Hailongtun Fortress—in the southwestern region of the country. These sites represent a political system in which the central government appointed hereditary rulers over tribal domains as a means of “[unifying] national administration, while allowing ethnic minorities to retain their customs and way of life.” 

Management Office of Laosicheng Tusi Domain
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