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Destruction of Cultural Heritage in 19th-century France: Old Stones versus Modern Identities

Greenhalgh, Michael

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Destruction of Cultural Heritage in 19th-century France examines the fate of the building stock and prominent ruins of France (especially Roman survivals) in the 19th century, supported by contemporary documentation and archives, largely provided through the publications of scholarly societies. The book describes the enormous extent of the destruction of monuments, providing an antidote to the triumphalism and concomitant amnesia which in modern scholarship routinely present the 19th century...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/99011

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