By Birger Stichelbaut,David Cowley

ISBN-10: 1138307238

ISBN-13: 9781138307230

ISBN-10: 1472464389

ISBN-13: 9781472464385

The examine of clash archaeology has constructed quickly over the past decade, fuelled in equivalent degree through technological advances and artistic analytical frameworks. Nowhere is that this more true than within the inter-disciplinary fields of archaeological perform that mix conventional assets corresponding to old photos and maps with 3D electronic topographic info from Airborne Laser Scanning (ALS) and massive scale geophysical prospection. For twentieth-century clash landscapes and their surviving archaeological is still, those advancements have inspired a shift from a domain orientated technique in the direction of landscape-scaled examine. This quantity brings jointly an wide variety of views, surroundings conventional techniques that draw on historic and modern aerial pictures along state-of-the-art prospection concepts, cross-disciplinary analyses and leading edge equipment of featuring this fabric to audiences. Essays from a variety of disciplines (archaeology, historical past, geography, history and museum experiences) learning clash landscapes around the globe during the 20th century, all draw on aerial and panorama views to previous conflicts and their legacy and the advanced matters for history administration. equipped in 4 components, the 1st 3 sections take a largely chronological strategy, exploring using aerial proof to extend our realizing of the 2 international Wars and the chilly struggle. the ultimate part explores ways in which the aerial standpoint can be used to symbolize historic landscapes to a large viewers. With case reports starting from the Western entrance to the chilly conflict, eire to Russia, this quantity demonstrates how an aerial point of view can either aid and problem conventional archaeological and ancient research, supplying an leading edge new technique of enticing with the fabric tradition of clash and commemoration.

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