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Beyond Anitkabir: the Funerary Architecture of Ata... - a book by Wilson, Christopher S.

Beyond Anitkabir: the Funerary Architecture of Atatürk

The Construction and Maintenance of National Memory

Beyond Anitkabir: the Funerary Architecture of Atatürk( )
Author: Wilson, Christopher S.
Series title:Ashgate Studies in Architecture Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $114.95
Book Description:

There have been five different settings that have contained the dead body of Atatürk, organiser of the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923) and first president of the Republic of Turkey. Narrating the story of these different architectural constructions, this book also describes and interprets the movement of Atatürk's body through the cities of Istanbul and Ankara and also the nation of Turkey to reach these destinations. It examines how each one of these locations - accidental,...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Psychology / Social Psychology
Architecture / Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.708 x 9.516 Inches

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