Commemoration in America
Essays on Monuments, Memorialization, and Memory
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Virginia Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $75.00|
| Book Description: |
Commemoration lies at the poetic, historiographic, and social heart of human community. It is how societies define themselves and is central to the institution of the city. Addressing the complex ways that monuments in the United States have been imagined, created, and perceived from the colonial period to the present, Commemoration in America is a wide-ranging volume that focuses on the role of remembrance and memorialization in American urban life. The volume's contributors...