Ravaged: Art and Culture in Times of Conflict (Hardback)
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Ravaged: Art and Culture in Times of Conflict (Hardback)

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Hardback 306 Pages / Published: 01/04/2014
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The year 2014 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and the beginning of the conflict that would become known as World War I. In addition to the devastating loss of human life, the Great War was also responsible for the destruction of historic buildings and monuments, the theft of precious artworks, and the burning of untold numbers of books. Ravaged uses this anniversary as a poignant gateway to a greater discussion of the effect of war on artistic heritage. Beginning with the Trojan War and weaving a compelling cross-cultural narrative that ends in the 21st-century Middle East, this affecting publication explores how cultural treasures often became silent victims of armed conflict. Illustrations highlight over two hundred artworks and relics, which are often featured alongside complementary written reflections from contemporary artists. This thoughtful book is a graceful homage to centuries of lost artistic treasures.

Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300204476
Number of pages: 306
Weight: 1751 g
Dimensions: 292 x 229 x 31 mm

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