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Author Allais, Lucia, author
Title Designs of destruction : the making of monuments in the twentieth century / Lucia Allais
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 人文社會聯圖  NA111.5 .A45 2018    AVAILABLE    30610020586392
 Modern History Library  725.94 A416    AVAILABLE    30550100659125
Descript 347 pages : illustrations (some), maps, plans ; 27 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-329) and index
Introduction: monument survival -- "Wardens of civilization": conservation and diplomacy at the 1931 Athens Conference -- "Battles designed to preserve": the allies' lists of monuments in World War II -- Unwitting city planning: maps of monuments and the American bombing of Europe, 1943-1945 -- Bridge: let's visit UNESCO house -- "Stones also die": UNESCO and the decolonization of museums, 1960-1975 -- Integrities: the salvage of Abu Simbel, 1960-1980 -- Coda: viscosities
Subject Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- International cooperation -- History -- 20th century
Monuments -- Conservation and restoration -- International cooperation -- History -- 20th century
Cultural property -- Protection -- International cooperation -- History -- 20th century
World Heritage Committee
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