Islamic heritage—more than war-damaged heritage sites
Much global attention on the destruction of heritage in the Islamic world has focused on the intentional destruction of ancient sites in Syria by ISIS, the destruction of the giant Buddhas in Afghanistan by the Taliban, and other sordid practices. A new book available for free download goes beyond these well-known examples and looks at Islamic heritage more broadly, both in both temporal and geographic scope.
The Making of Islamic Heritage: Muslim Pasts and Heritage Presents
Trinidad Rico, Editor (2017)
Open Access from Springer (under a CC BY 4.0 license)
Download is available here.