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Place of Memory

In the article “Places of Memory”, the author writes about the sacralization of national imaginaries, the change of political regimes and the conflict over national places. Looking at these examples the article goes on to discuss how we as humans … Continue reading

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National Icons

In the article Places of Memory, Till describes the use of place in the building of a national memory, both by the state and citizens. Combined with Webster’s American Nationalism, the Flag and the Invasion of Iraq*, these two articles … Continue reading

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Places of Memory

In the article, “Places of Memory” by Karen E. Till she discusses how some of these places could be museums, monuments, cemeteries, statues, public buildings and squares, streets, historic preservation projects, plaques, and memorials. These things create symbolic space through … Continue reading

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