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History, commemoration, and national preoccupation : Trafalgar 1805-2005

Author: Holger Hoock
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: British Academy occasional paper, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a critical reflection on the complex notions of remembrance, celebration, and commemoration using as its basis historical snapshots of the commemoration of Nelson at his death, in 1905, and  Read more...


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Named Person: Horatio Nelson Nelson, Viscount); Horatio Nelson
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holger Hoock
ISBN: 9780197264065 0197264069
OCLC Number: 494265157
Notes: Ouvrage issu d'un symposium tenu en janvier 2006.
Description: 1 vol. (X-130 p.) : ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Marking Time ; 'His dirge our groans - his monument our praise': Official and Popular Commemoration of Nelson in 1805/6 ; Remembering Victory - Commemorating Defeat? The Franco-British Trafalgar Centenary in 1905 ; Nelson the Hero and Horatio the Lover: Projections of the Myth in Canada, the Cinema, and Culture ; Trafalgar: Back on the Map of British Popular Culture? Assessing the 2005 Bicentenary ; The National Maritime Museum's 2005 exhibition, Nelson & Napoleon: Intention and Reception ; The Battle of Austerlitz, Collective Amnesia, and the Non-Commemoration of Napoleon in France
Series Title: British Academy occasional paper, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Holger Hoock.


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