Download e-book for kindle: Conflict Landscapes and Archaeology from Above (Material by Birger Stichelbaut,David Cowley

By Birger Stichelbaut,David Cowley

ISBN-10: 1138307238

ISBN-13: 9781138307230

ISBN-10: 1472464389

ISBN-13: 9781472464385

The examine of clash archaeology has built swiftly over the past decade, fuelled in equivalent degree by means of technological advances and artistic analytical frameworks. Nowhere is that this more true than within the inter-disciplinary fields of archaeological perform that mix conventional resources similar to historic pictures and maps with 3D electronic topographic information from Airborne Laser Scanning (ALS) and big scale geophysical prospection. For twentieth-century clash landscapes and their surviving archaeological continues to be, those advancements have inspired a shift from a domain orientated strategy in the direction of landscape-scaled learn. This quantity brings jointly an wide variety of views, surroundings conventional methods that draw on old and modern aerial pictures along state of the art prospection suggestions, cross-disciplinary analyses and leading edge tools of providing this fabric to audiences. Essays from a number of disciplines (archaeology, historical past, geography, history and museum reviews) learning clash landscapes around the globe during the 20th century, all draw on aerial and panorama views to earlier conflicts and their legacy and the complicated matters for history administration. geared up in 4 elements, the 1st 3 sections take a largely chronological process, exploring using aerial proof to extend our knowing of the 2 international Wars and the chilly battle. the ultimate part explores ways in which the aerial point of view can be used to symbolize ancient landscapes to a large viewers. With case stories starting from the Western entrance to the chilly struggle, eire to Russia, this quantity demonstrates how an aerial point of view can either help and problem conventional archaeological and ancient research, delivering an cutting edge new technique of enticing with the cloth tradition of clash and commemoration.

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