By JoAnne Mancini,Keith Bresnahan

Architecture and Armed clash is the 1st multi-authored scholarly ebook to handle this subject from a comparative, interdisciplinary viewpoint. by means of bringing jointly experts from a number of appropriate fields, and with wisdom of case reports throughout time and area, it offers the 1st artificial physique of analysis at the advanced, multifaceted topic of architectural destruction within the context of conflict.

The publication addresses numerous particular learn questions:

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

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

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

  • If architectural destruction is a salient characteristic of many armed conflicts, how does it characteristic 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 classes, and a number of destinations permits this overseas cohort of authors to supply an important primer for this important subject.

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