Politics and the Art of Commemoration
Memorials to Struggle in Latin America and Spain
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.95|
| Book Description: |
Memorials are proliferating throughout the globe. States recognize the political value of memorials: memorials can convey national unity, a sense of overcoming violent legacies, a commitment to political stability or the strengthening of democracy. Memorials represent fitful negotiations between states and societies symbolically to right wrongs, to recognize loss, to assert distinct historical narratives that are not dominant.
This book explores relationships among art,...