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Unrealised Museum Projects Against Negative Heritage in Warsaw

Author(s): Łukasz Bukowiecki
Subject(s): History, Cultural history
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: city; museum; negative heritage; memory; Warsaw
Summary/Abstract: The book presents unrealised museum projects, which were conceived in the context of the 20th century breakthrough moments for Warsaw as pretexts for physical transformation and symbolic interception of buildings perceived as “negative heritage”. Such museums were meant to exploit and transform the buildings whose future was the subject of public debate.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-5428-8
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-5420-2
  • Page Count: 414
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: Polish