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The Destruction Of Cultural Heritage In Iraq

Author : Peter G. Stone
ISBN : 9781843833840
Genre : Social Science
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An important study of the treatment of cultural property, and cultural heritage in general, in all modern theatres of conflict.
Category: Social Science

Cultural Heritage Ethics And The Military

Author : Peter G. Stone
ISBN : 9781843835387
Genre : Social Science
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Examines the ethical dilemma of whether, and how, archaeologists and other experts should work with the military to protect cultural property in times of conflict.
Category: Social Science

Cultural Heritage In The Crosshairs

Author : Joris Kila
ISBN : 9789004251427
Genre : Political Science
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This volume offers a series of case studies and "lessons learned" on the challenges faced by military forces in the protection of cultural property during armed conflict, ranging from training and awareness programs to all aspects of military operations.
Category: Political Science

Ancient West Asian Civilization

Author : Akira Tsuneki
ISBN : 9789811005541
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores aspects of the ancient civilization in West Asia, which has had a great impact on modern human society—agriculture, metallurgy, cities, writing, regional states, and monotheism, all of which appeared first in West Asia during the tenth to first millennia BC.The editors specifically use the term "West Asia" since the "Middle East" is seen as an Eurocentric term. By using this term, the book hopes to mitigate potential bias (i.e. historical and Western) by using a pure geographical term. However, the "West Asia" region is identical to that of the narrower "Middle East," which encompasses modern Iran and Turkey from east to west and Turkey and the Arabian Peninsula from north to south.This volume assembles research from different disciplines, such as the natural sciences, archaeology and philology/linguistics, in order to tackle the question of which circumstances and processes these significant cultural phenomena occurred in West Asia. Scrutinizing subjects such as the relations between climate, geology and human activities, the origins of wheat cultivation and animal domestication, the development of metallurgy, the birth of urbanization and writing, ancient religious traditions, as well as the treatment of cultural heritage, the book undertakes a comprehensive analysis of West Asian Civilization that provided the common background to cultures in various areas of the globe, including Europe and Asia.These contributions will attempt to demonstrate a fresh vision which emphasizes the common cultural origin between Europe and West Asia, standing in opposition to the global antagonism symbolized by the theory of "Clash of Civilizations."
Category: Social Science

Displaced Heritage

Author : Ian Convery
ISBN : 9781843839637
Genre : History
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Considerations of the effect of trauma on heritage sites.
Category: History

Presenting The Romans

Author : Nigel Mills
ISBN : 9781843838470
Genre : Social Science
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This volume explores the issues and the use of best practice interpretation principles in bringing the Roman world to life for visitors and educational users.
Category: Social Science

Conserving And Managing Ancient Monuments

Author : Keith Emerick
ISBN : 9781843839095
Genre : Social Science
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A survey of the theory and methods of conservation from the nineteenth century to the present day, highlighting future pathways.
Category: Social Science

Museums In China

Author : Marzia Varutti
ISBN : 9781843838883
Genre : Art
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An examination of museums in China, surveying their development from the nineteenth century, and looking in particular at their incredible recent proliferation.
Category: Art

Making Sense Of Place

Author : Ian Convery
ISBN : 9781843838999
Genre : History
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Essays dealing with the question of how "sense of place" is constructed, in a variety of locations and media.
Category: History