Title:Bamiyan: Challenge: To World Heritage
Remarks:B&W Photographs. Appendices, and Index.
Size:138 x 216 mm
The destruction of Bamiyan Buddha Statues and historicultural heritage by the Taliban in Afghanistan has brought into from the need for safeguarding would heritage and for promoting cultural pluralism, Inter-cultural and Inter-religious dialogue. The Bamiyan demolition evoked universal condemnation and also triggered general mobilisation for preserving, restoring and even recreating such cultural objects, is also underscored the need to develop appropriate mechanism to deal with such cultural crimes and to ensure of world heritage sites. This book is based on papers contributed by eminent art, historians, academicians and area specialist, delves, various aspects of Bamiyan heritage of Afghanistan besides providing perspectives on preservation of such historic-cultural heritage. With rare photographs of Bamiyan Buddha's before, during and after their destruction, make the book an indispensable reference source on the subject.