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Managing and interpreting D-Day's sites of memory : guardians of remembrance

Author: Geoffrey R Bird; Sean Claxton; Keir Reeves
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Series: Contemporary geographies of leisure, tourism, and mobility.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey R Bird; Sean Claxton; Keir Reeves
ISBN: 9781138856707 1138856703
OCLC Number: 922639682
Description: xxiv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Guardians of memory, war heritage and the relationship to remembrance 2. Rebuilding from scrap: The efforts of the D-Day Commemoration Committee 3. Competence, courage, and sacrifice: Telling the story at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial 4. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission: the Normandy experience 5. The German War Cemetery at La Cambe 6. The wheels of history; the Juno Beach Centre as a conveyer belt. 7. The Utah Beach Museum: An evolution in commemoration 8. Pegasus Memorial Museum: Heritage of the British Airborne 9. From pilgrimage to tourism: The evolution of battlefield tourism 10. Preserving the memory of D-Day and the battle of Normandy through the German lens 11. The relevance of myth in the D-Day tour narrative 12. Towards an informed memory: the work of the Canadian Battlefields Foundation in Normandy 13. Saving D-Day: Changing perceptions of Overlord 14. The Memorial de Caen: A museum for peace 15. Two medics and rows of pews: The church at Angoville au Plain as a site of memory 16. We remember D-Day: the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth, UK 17. Conclusion
Series Title: Contemporary geographies of leisure, tourism, and mobility.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Bird, Sean Claxton and Keir Reeves.

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