Monuments and Memory

Monuments and Memory[Ebook] ➧ Monuments and Memory By Robert S. Nelson – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk How do some monuments become so socially powerful that people seek to destroy them After ignoring monuments for years why must we now commemorate public trauma but not triumph with a monument To explo How do some monuments become so socially powerful that people seek to destroy them After ignoring monuments for years why must we now commemorate public trauma but not triumph with a monument To explore these and other uestions Robert S Nelson and Margaret Olin assembled essays Monuments and PDF/EPUB ² from leading scholars about how monuments have functioned throughout the world and how globalization has challenged Western notions of the monumentExamining 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 Connecting that history to the present with an epilogue on the World Trade Center Monuments and Memory Made and Unmade is pertinent not only for art historians but for anyone interested in the turbulent history of monuments—a history that is still very much with us todayContributorsStephen Bann Jonathan Bordo Julia Bryan Wilson Jas Elsner Tapati Guha Thakurta Robert S Nelson Margaret Olin Ruth B Phillips Mitchell Schwarzer Lillian Lan ying Tseng Richard Wittman Wu Hung. This is an art historical examination of how monuments function around the world and throughout time This interesting and varied collection focuses on the how relationships between monuments and memory as social entities are constructed and deconstructed through use destruction and reconstruction of the physical monuments and the representational contexts that give monuments changing meanings