By JoAnne Mancini,Keith Bresnahan

ISBN-10: 0415702496

ISBN-13: 9780415702492

ISBN-10: 041570250X

ISBN-13: 9780415702508

Architecture and Armed clash is the 1st multi-authored scholarly publication to handle this subject from a comparative, interdisciplinary point of view. by means of bringing jointly experts from more than a few suitable fields, and with wisdom of case stories throughout time and area, it offers the 1st artificial physique of study at the advanced, multifaceted topic of architectural destruction within the context of conflict.

The ebook addresses a number of particular study questions:

  • How has the destruction of constructions and landscapes figured in contemporary ancient conflicts, and the way have humans and states spoke back to it?

  • How has the destruction of structure been represented in numerous ancient sessions, and to what ends?

  • What are the relationships among the destruction of structure and the destruction of paintings, relatively iconoclasm?

  • If architectural destruction is a salient function of many armed conflicts, how does it characteristic in post-conflict environments?

  • What are the relationships among architectural destruction and approaches of recovery, sport or replacement?

Considering a number of conflicts, a number of time classes, and a number of destinations permits this overseas cohort of authors to supply a vital primer for this important subject.

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