Heritage or Heresy: Preservation and Destruction of Religious Art and Architecture in Europe / Edition 1by B. Schildgen
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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Table of ContentsDestruction 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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