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2nd Edition

A History of Architectural Conservation

ISBN 9781138639997
Published December 12, 2017 by Routledge
508 Pages 192 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition of Jukka Jokilehto’s groundbreaking book continues the story to bring the history of architectural conservation right up to the modern day. Jokilehto draws on his distinguished career of over 40 years at ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, founded by UNESCO) to provide studies from Europe, the Middle East, the USA, Japan, India, China, Australia and South America. This accessible and well-written introduction to the history and theory of architectural conservation is richly illustrated in full colour and will be an essential go-to guide for students and practitioners worldwide.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. From Traditional to Modern Society. 2. Rediscovery of Antiquities. 3. The Age of Enlightenment 4. Classical Monuments 5. The Age of Romanticism 6. Stylistic Restoration 7. Conservation 8. Theories and Concepts 9. Dissemination of Conservation Policies 10. International collaboration. Bibliography. Index.

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Jukka Jokilehto is Special Advisor to the Director General of ICCROM, Ordinary Professor at the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia, and Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of York, UK. His distinguished career at ICCROM stretches over 40 years. He has represented ICCROM and ICOMOS at the World Heritage Committee and is Honorary President of the ICOMOS International Training Committee. His advisory roles with UNESCO, ICCROM and ICOMOS have ranged from China and Japan to Iran and Azerbaijan through to Italy and Norway and beyond. This book has been prepared in association with ICCROM and the University of York.