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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 B. Schildgen
 

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ISBN-10: 0230603297

ISBN-13: 9780230603295

Pub. Date: 07/21/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

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.

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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 US
Publication date:
07/21/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
266
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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