Angel patriots : the crash of United Flight 93 and the myth of America (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Angel patriots : the crash of United Flight 93 and the myth of America

Author: Alexander Riley
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""A profound and thought-provoking study, Angel Patriots unveils how, in the wake of 9/11, America mourned much more than the loss of life.""--Daily American<i/>
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Riley, Alexander.
Angel patriots.
New York : New York University Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2014040547
(OCoLC)893452218
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Riley
ISBN: 9781479809400 1479809403
OCLC Number: 1090483788
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (viii, 317 pages)
Contents: Flight 93 and 9/11: American Mythology in the Making --
Death, Horror, and Culture: Making Sense of the Senseless in Memorials --
The Sacralization of Shanksville: The Emergence of the Temporary Memorial Site --
Flag Bodies: Commemoration in the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel --
The Permanent Memorial: Symbolic Work and Conflict in the "Bowl of Embrace" --
The Cultural Narratives of the Books on Flight 93 --
The Cultural Narratives of the Films on Flight 93 --
Myth in Practice: Visitors at the Temporary Memorial Site --
What Flight 93 Tells Us about America.
Responsibility: Alexander T. Riley.

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""A profound and thought-provoking study, Angel Patriots unveils how, in the wake of 9/11, America mourned much more than the loss of life.""--Daily American<i/>

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