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By Michael Falser, Monica Juneja

This publication investigates what has constituted notions of "archaeological background" from colonial instances to the current. It comprises case experiences of web sites in South and Southeast Asia with a different concentrate on Angkor, Cambodia. The contributions, the topics of which diversity from architectural and highbrow historical past to old maintenance and recovery, assessment historic approaches spanning centuries which observed the mind's eye and construction of "dead archaeological ruins" by means of frequently overlooking residing neighborhood, social, and formality kinds of utilization on website.

Case stories from computational modelling in archaeology speak about a similar paradigmatic swap from a trifling simulation of supposedly lifeless archaeological construction fabric to an expanding appreciation and medical incorporation of the information of neighborhood stakeholders. This ebook seeks to deliver those diversified methods from the arts and engineering sciences right into a trans-disciplinary discussion.

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Indian Architecture and Britain’s Raj. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Miele, Chris. 2005. ” In From William Morris: Building Conservation and the Arts and Crafts Cult of Authenticity 1877–1939, edited by Chris Miele, 1–29. New Haven: Yale University Press. Roy, Sourindranath. 1996. The Story of Indian Archaeology, 1784–1947. New Delhi: Archaeological Survey of India. First published 1961. Ruskin, John. 1989. The Seven Lamps of Architecture. New York: Dover Publications. First published 1849.

17 Ibid. 18 Nayanjot Lahiri has addressed Marshall’s impatience with colleagues and staff and his difficulties in dealing with them (Lahiri 2000, esp. 101–104). 30 I. Sengupta Fig. 3 Men at work: This picture, taken from Marshall’s Conservation Manual, entitled Grouting Machine at Work indicates how closely Marshall followed the techniques of building construction in Britain, from Marshall’s Conservation Manual 1923 (Source: Marshall 1990, plate XI) Marshall then went on to refer to the fabled restoration of the Taj Mahal, pointing out the difference that restoration—and not protection—had made to the monument.

Swenson, Astrid. 2007. Conceptualising ‘Heritage’ in 19th and Early 20th-Century France, Germany and England. PhD dissertation, University of Cambridge, Cambridge. Forthcoming as The Rise of Heritage. Preserving the Past in France, Germany and England, 1789–1914. Tillotson, Giles. 2000. The Artificial Empire: The Indian Landscapes of William Hodges. Richmond: Curzon. Picturesque Authenticity in Early Archaeological Photography in British India Katharina Weiler Abstract In the early years of photography and archaeology in colonial India, from the middle of the nineteenth century to the early twentieth century, the character of early archaeological photography was informed both by notions of empire as well as by artistic traditions that originated in Europe—namely, English picturesque landscape painting.

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