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Commemoration in America : essays on monuments, memorialization, and memory
edited by David Gobel and Daves Rossell.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NA9347 .C66 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780813933726 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0813933722 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780813933733 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0813933730 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780813934334 (e-book)
  • OCLC Number: 827010591
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Discovering the monumental theme. Why do contemporary monuments talk so much? / Dell Upton -- Memorial observances / Catherine W. Bishir -- Stone witnesses, dumb pictures, and voices from the grave: objects, images, and collective memory in early Boston / Mark A. Peterson -- The triumphal marker. Staging a triumph, raising a temple: Philadelphia's "Welcoming parade" for Lafayette, 1824 / Jhennifer A. Amundson -- "Liberty regulated by law": civic instruction on the George Washington inaugural centennial in Chicago / Ellen M. Litwicki -- The democratic monument: the reframing of history as heritage / Richard M. Sommer and Glenn Forley -- "As a witness upon the field of history": the American elm as commemorative vessel in nineteenth-century New England / Thomas J. Campanella -- The weight of history. Unresolved: the Italian Hall memorial in Calumet, Michigan / Alison K. Hoagland -- Judge Thomas Ruffin and the shadows of Southern history / Sally Greene -- Commemorating the civil rights movement with monuments in the urban South / GlennT. Eskew -- Inventing homelands in Japanese American concentration camps / Lynne Horiuchi -- Forgoing memory. Adorning damnable cities: pro urbis amore and damnatio memoriae / David Lowenthal.