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Climate Change and Cultural Heritage: A Race Against Time
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date October 3, 2013
Pages 195
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415660044
ISBN-10 0415660041
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $160.00
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History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization theory - this book uniquely deals with climate change and the ensuing catastrophes in relation to cultural factors, urbanism and architecture. It links the evolution of civilisation, with special emphasis on the dynamics of beauty as displayed in architecture and urbanism, to climate change. It then considers both the historic and predicted impacts of climate change and the threat it poses to the continued viability of human civilisation when survival is the top priority.

This book gives students, researchers and professionals in architecture and sustainable design as well as anyone interested in the threat of global warming to civilisation, new insights as to what could be lost if action is not taken at a global level.

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With Lord Rogers of Riverside (other contributor) | from Routledge (October 3, 2013)
9780415660044 | details & prices | 195 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $160.00
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