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Places of Commemoration

Search for Identity and Landscape Design

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$50.00 • £43.95 • €45.95

ISBN 9780884022602

Publication Date: 01/01/2001


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  • Introduction [Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn]
  • “Come into the garden, Maud”: Garden Art as a Privileged Mode of Commemoration and Identity [John Dixon Hunt]
  • At Home on the Other Side: African American Burials as Commemorative Landscapes [Grey Gundaker]
  • Commemoration in the Landscape of Minnehaha: “A Halo of Poetic Association” [Daniel Joseph Nadenicek]
  • The Landscape of Loved Ones [Marc Treib]
  • The National Cemetery System: Politics, Place, and Contemporary Cemetery Design [Michael A. Stern]
  • Mount Vernon Memorial Highway: Changing Conceptions of an American Commemorative Landscape [Timothy Davis]
  • Designing Memories…of What? Reading the Landscape of the Astronauts Memorial [Carole Blair and Neil Michel]
  • From World War I Cemeteries to the Nazi “Fortresses of the Dead”: Architecture, Heroic Landscape, and the Quest for National Identity in Germany [Gunnar Brands]
  • Perilous Landscapes: Concentration Camp Memorials between Commemoration and Amnesia [Sybil Milton†]
  • The Landscape Design of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp Memorial [Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn]
  • Sacred Ground: Martial Landscape in American Culture [Edward T. Linenthal]
  • The Commemorative Landscape of the Vietnam War [Patrick Hagopian]
  • The Garden as Narrative: Lawrence Halprin’s Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial [Reuben M. Rainey]
  • Contributors
  • Index

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