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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 booklet to deal with this topic from a comparative, interdisciplinary standpoint. by way of bringing jointly experts from a number of proper fields, and with wisdom of case stories throughout time and house, it presents the 1st man made physique of study at the advanced, multifaceted topic of architectural destruction within the context of conflict.

The publication addresses numerous particular examine questions:

  • How has the destruction of structures and landscapes figured in fresh ancient conflicts, and the way have humans and states answered to it?

  • How has the destruction of structure been represented in several old classes, and to what ends?

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

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

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

Considering a number of conflicts, a number of time sessions, and a number of destinations permits this overseas cohort of authors to supply a necessary primer for this significant subject.

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