research product . Other ORP type . 2021

Military Heritage in Japanese Cities: Between Historical Memory and Symbol of Identity

Vomscheid, Delphine;
Open Access French
  • Published: 01 Mar 2021
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
Abstract
Article du mois du GIS Asie, en ligne; In Japan, the military architectural heritage holds a special position in the urban landscape. First of all, from a quantitative perspective, because there are several thousand archaeological and historical castle sites spread throughout the archipelago, from simple ruins to the grandiose sites of keeps surrounded by moats and fortifications. Also from a qualitative perspective, as the country has five sites listed as national treasures, including Himeji Castle, which was one of the first Japanese cultural properties to be part of the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993. Finally, from a political perspective, since the end o...
Subjects
free text keywords: Asia, Japan, Castles, Heritage, Reconstruction, Patrimoine, Châteaux, Japon, Asie, [SHS]Humanities and Social Sciences, [SHS.ARCHI]Humanities and Social Sciences/Architecture, space management, [SHS.ART]Humanities and Social Sciences/Art and art history, [SHS.MUSEO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Cultural heritage and museology
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