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By JoAnne Mancini,Keith Bresnahan

Architecture and Armed clash is the 1st multi-authored scholarly booklet to deal with this subject from a comparative, interdisciplinary standpoint. by way of bringing jointly experts from various appropriate fields, and with wisdom of case stories throughout time and house, it presents the 1st artificial physique of analysis at the complicated, multifaceted topic of architectural destruction within the context of conflict.

The ebook addresses numerous particular study questions:

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

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

  • What are the relationships among the destruction of structure and the destruction of artwork, rather 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 tactics 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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