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Archaeology, Conservation and the City: Post-Conflict Redevelopment in London, Berlin and Beirut Caroline A. Sandes

Archaeology, Conservation and the City: Post-Conflict Redevelopment in London, Berlin and Beirut

Caroline A. Sandes

Published September 28th 2010
ISBN : 9781407307015
Paperback
122 pages
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This volume looks at archaeological conservation in an urban context, looking at why sites have been historically (since WWII)selected for conservation, focusing in particular on fragmentary sites rather than major monuments. Sandes takes London,MoreThis volume looks at archaeological conservation in an urban context, looking at why sites have been historically (since WWII)selected for conservation, focusing in particular on fragmentary sites rather than major monuments. Sandes takes London, Berlin and Beirut as case studies, asking what value sites which have been conserved serve, exploring the relationship between conservation and urban development, and asking what constitutes successful conservation. Conclusions discuss factors for drawing up criteria as to which sites should be conserved and why, and how such projects can be made more useful as part of the urban environment, and how this can be enhanced by conservation and management practices.