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Open Access Editorial

Editorial

Richard G Brereton

Author Affiliations

School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TS, United Kingdom

Heritage Science 2013, 1:1  doi:10.1186/2050-7445-1-1

Published: 3 April 2013

First paragraph (this article has no abstract)

After the Second World War, up to the 1970s and, in some parts of the world 1980s, there was a cataclysmic mass destruction of our cultural heritage, especially in European and American countries. Perhaps historians will look back and see this as a major cultural event.