Monuments and Memory, Made and Unmade

ISBN-10: 0226571580

ISBN-13: 9780226571584

Edition: 2003

List price: $37.00
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Examining how monuments preserve memory, these essays demonstrate how phenomena as diverse as ancient drum towers in China and ritual whale killings in the Pacific Northwest serve to represent and negotiate time.
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Robert Nelson is Robert Lehman Professor of the History of Art and Medieval Art and Architecture at Yale University.

Margaret Olin is a senior research scholar in the Divinity School, with joint appointments in the Departments of History of Art and Religious Studies and in the Program in Judaic Studies at Yale University.

Introduction I: Travel
Scaling the Cathedral: Bourges in
Retrieving the Past, Inventing the Memorable
Tourists, Terrorists, and Metaphysical Theater at Hagia Sophia
The Moving Landscape
Monumentality of Time: Giant Clocks, the Drum Tower, the Clock Tower
The Winter Garden and Virtual Heaven
The Keeping Place Arising from an Incident on the Land
Building a Marker of Nuclear Warning
Iconoclasm and the Preservation of Memory
Archaeology and the Monument: An Embattled Site of History and Memory in Contemporary India Tapati
Local Memory and National Aesthetics: Jean Pagegrave;s's Early-Eighteenth-Century Description of the "Incomparable" Cathedral of Amiens
Settler Monuments, Indigenous Memory: Dis-membering and Re-membering Canadian Art History
Epilogue
The Rhetoric of Monuments: The World Trade Center
List of Contributors
Index
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