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By JoAnne Mancini,Keith Bresnahan

Architecture and Armed clash is the 1st multi-authored scholarly publication to handle this subject matter from a comparative, interdisciplinary point of view. by way of bringing jointly experts from more than a few appropriate fields, and with wisdom of case experiences throughout time and area, it offers the 1st artificial physique of study at the advanced, multifaceted topic of architectural destruction within the context of conflict.

The booklet addresses numerous particular learn questions:

  • How has the destruction of constructions and landscapes figured in fresh historic conflicts, and the way have humans and states replied to it?

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

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

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

  • What are the relationships among architectural destruction and approaches 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 necessary primer for this significant subject.

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