The Protection and Inheritance of Changzhou Grand Canal Water Cultural Heritage

Yu-han XIE, Pu-yuan ZHAN

Abstract


After China's Grand Canal was successfully listed in the World material and Cultural Heritage list in 2014, the report of the Nineteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China stressed the need to “strengthen the protection and utilization of cultural relics and the preservation and inheritance of cultural heritage”. General Secretary Xi Jinping also attached great importance to the construction of the Grand Canal cultural belt, pointing out that" the Grand Canal is a precious heritage left by our ancestors and a flowing culture, which should be protected, inherited and used well as a whole. As one of the Grand Canal cities, Changzhou was approved in 2015 as a national historical and cultural city, and its economic and cultural development is closely linked to the development of the Grand Canal culture. Changzhou section of the Grand Canal, known as the "Mother River" in Changzhou, through the city and around the city, and Changzhou City water system integration, but also has a very rich material and cultural heritage. In order to carry out the spirit of the Nineteenth National Congress of the Party, implement the important instructions of General Secretary Xi Jinping, promote the construction of the cultural belt of the Grand Canal, and promote the protection, inheritance and utilization of the cultural heritage of the Grand Canal, Changzhou is duty-bound. On the basis of the investigation and arrangement of the material cultural heritage of the Grand Canal in Changzhou City, this subject excavates and promotes the historical and cultural value of the material cultural heritage of the Grand Canal in Changzhou City, and further discusses the inheritance and protection of the material cultural heritage of the Grand Canal, which has important research value and practical significance.

Keywords


Water cultural heritage, Grand canal, Protection and inheritance


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/ecemi2020/34690

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