Heritage or Heresy: Preservation and Destruction of Religious Art and Architecture in Europe / Edition 1

Heritage or Heresy: Preservation and Destruction of Religious Art and Architecture in Europe / Edition 1

by Brenda Deen Schildgen
     
 

This is an account of the roles of local and national movements, and of memory and regret in the destruction or preservation of the architectural, artistic, and historic legacy of Europe in which the author examines what is cultural heritage and why it matters.See more details below

Overview

This is an account of the roles of local and national movements, and of memory and regret in the destruction or preservation of the architectural, artistic, and historic legacy of Europe in which the author examines what is cultural heritage and why it matters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230603295
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/24/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Destruction and Preservation: Continuities and Discontinuities
• Destruction: Idolatry
• Destruction: Iconoclasm and Destruction in Northern Europe
• In Defense of Images: Christian Church and Religious Art
• From Local Culture to World Heritage: CÃrdoba Mosque/Cathedral * York Minster: From Local to National Preservation
• Making the French Nation: Liberating France, Abba Gragoire, and the Patrimony of the Middle Ages
• Victor Hugo's Notre-Dame de Paris
• The Turn to National Heritage: Nineteenth-Century Europe and Restoration Conclusion Memory, Regret, and History * What is Cultural Heritage and Why does it Matter?

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