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American Sacred Space

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ISBN-10: 0253210062

ISBN-13: 9780253210067

Edition: 1995

Authors: David Chidester, Edward T. Linenthal

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Description:

This book engages American sacred space. It uncovers and recovers the sacred character of American land and environments, mountains and monuments, homes and museums, and foreign and domestic perceptions of America through carefully detailed case studies.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 11/22/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Dirt in the Court Room: Indian Land Claims and American Property Rights
Resacralizing Earth: Pagan Environmentalism and the Restoration of Turtle Island
"Alexanders All": Symbols of Conquest and Resistance at Mount Rushmore
Creating the Christian Home: Home Schooling in Contemporary America
Locating Holocaust Memory: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
"A Big Wind Blew Up During The Night": America as Sacred Space in South Africa
American Sacred Space and the Contest of History
Contributors
Index