Places of Commemoration: Search for Identity and Landscape Design, Volume 19

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Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn
Dumbarton Oaks, 2001 - Architecture - 436 pages
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Places of Commemoration: Search for Identity and Landscape Design brings together these issues. The essays examine commemorative sites of different character, including gardens, landscapes, memorials, cemeteries, and sites of former Nazi concentration camps. They detail the ideas behind the creation of memorials and monuments and the struggles over the narratives they present.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Garden Art as a Privileged
9
African American Burials
25
The Landscape of Loved Ones
81
Politics Place
107
Changing Conceptions
131
Designing Memories of What? Reading the Landscape
185
Concentration Camp Memorials
257
Martial Landscape in American Culture
301
Lawrence Halprins
377
Contributors
417
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Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn is Professor at Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany.

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