Architecture and Armed Conflict: The Politics of Destruction by JoAnne Mancini,Keith Bresnahan

By JoAnne Mancini,Keith Bresnahan

Architecture and Armed clash is the 1st multi-authored scholarly booklet to deal with this subject matter from a comparative, interdisciplinary viewpoint. through bringing jointly experts from a number suitable fields, and with wisdom of case reports throughout time and area, it offers the 1st man made physique of study at the advanced, multifaceted topic of architectural destruction within the context of conflict.

The booklet addresses a number of particular examine questions:

  • How has the destruction of structures and landscapes figured in contemporary historic conflicts, and the way have humans and states replied 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, relatively iconoclasm?

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

  • What are the relationships among architectural destruction and methods of recovery, game or replacement?

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

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