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By JoAnne Mancini,Keith Bresnahan

Architecture and Armed clash is the 1st multi-authored scholarly publication to deal with this subject from a comparative, interdisciplinary point of view. via bringing jointly experts from various correct fields, and with wisdom of case reviews throughout time and house, it presents the 1st artificial physique of analysis at the advanced, multifaceted topic of architectural destruction within the context of conflict.

The ebook addresses a number of particular study 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 historic classes, and to what ends?

  • What are the relationships among the destruction of structure and the destruction of artwork, really 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 strategies of recovery, game 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 vital primer for this significant subject.

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