After the Destruction of Giant Buddha Statues in Bamiyan (Afghanistan) in 2001

A UNESCO's Emergency Activity for the Recovering and Rehabilitation of Cliff and Niches

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ISBN: 978-3-642-30050-9 (Print) 978-3-642-30051-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-3

    Introduction

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    Pages 5-13

    The Foundation of the Colossal Buddha Statues

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    Pages 15-60

    The History of the Buddhas of Bamiyan

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    Pages 61-67

    UNESCO’s Activities for the Safeguarding of Bamiyan

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    Pages 69-100

    General Environmental Condition of the Bamiyan Valley

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    Pages 101-152

    The Tectonic Setting of Bamiyan and Seismicity in and Near Afghanistan for the Past Twelve Centuries

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    Pages 153-171

    Properties of Local Materials

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    Pages 173-179

    Possible Evolution of Niches and Trends

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    Pages 181-193

    Past Experience in Conservation and Exploitation

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    Pages 195-212

    Long-Term Conservation Strategy for Repair, Enhancement, Research, and Risk Preparedness for the Preservation of the Site

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    Pages 213-247

    Emergency Intervention

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    Pages 249-263

    The Back Wall of the Niches: Preliminary Considerations

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    Pages 265-283

    Safeguarding the Clay Plaster Remains of the Eastern Buddha Statues and the Rear Side of the Niche

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 285-293