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Monument wars : Washington, D.C., the National Mall, and the transformation of the memorial landscape

Author: Kirk Savage
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kirk Savage explores the National Mall in Washington D.C., site of some of the most important & poignant memorials in the U.S. He shows how the idea of monument has changed over the decades, & how the 19th century concept of the monument has given way to the late 20th century idea of 'space', the monument as an experience.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirk Savage
ISBN: 9780520271333 0520271335
OCLC Number: 751724327
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: x, 390 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: A monument to a deceased project --
Covering ground --
The mechanic monster --
Inventing public space --
The monument transformed --
The conscience of the nation --
An end to war, an end to monuments?
Responsibility: Kirk Savage.

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The National Mall in Washington, DC, is 'a great public space, as essential a part of the American landscape as the Grand Canyon,' according to architecture critic Paul Goldberger, but few realize  Read more...

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