A - General Works Acquisitions during September 2018

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A future in ruins : UNESCO, world heritage, and the dream of peace
Meskell, Lynn, author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Utopia -- Internationalism -- Technocracy -- Conservation -- Inscription -- Conflict -- Danger -- Dystopia.

"A Future in Ruins is an eye-opening look at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Focusing on early luminaries like H.G. Wells, Aldous, and Julian Huxley, with their dystopian fears for the future, through to the devastation of ancient sites like Cuzco, Abu Simbel, the Bamiyan Valley, and Palmyra, the book traces how, from 1945 to the present, cultural heritage has been a vital part of the elusive hope for a better world"--
Baker Berry AS4.U83 M47 2018

Barthes, Roland
[Paris] : Seuil, 2010
Baker Berry Oversize AC25 .B3 2010