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Miniature Monuments : Modeling German History.

Author: Helmut Puff
Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2014.
Series: Media and Cultural Memory / Medien und kulturelle Erinnerung.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study takes a material object as its starting point: small-scale models of bombed out cities. Created between 1946 and the present, these plastic renderings of places provide eerie glimpses of destruction and devastation resulting of war. This study considers these "miniature monuments" in a deep cultural history that interlaces the 16th, 18th, and 20th centuries. Miniature Monuments thus tackles a haunting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helmut Puff
ISBN: 311036834X 9783110303858 311030385X 3110304090 9783110304091 9783110368345
OCLC Number: 890070942
Description: 1 online resource (310 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Rubble city, Frankfurt --
Cities as models in Munich --
Schwetzingen's built ruins --
From rubble to ruins in Heilbronn and elsewhere --
Epilogue: scaling Hiroshima.
Series Title: Media and Cultural Memory / Medien und kulturelle Erinnerung.
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