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The legacy of the Siege of Leningrad, 1941-1995 : myth, memories, and monuments

Author: Lisa A Kirschenbaum
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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The World War II siege of Leningrad constituted one of the most dramatic and tragic episodes of the war. Since 1941, the remarkable story of the blockade has been retold in countless memoirs,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa A Kirschenbaum
ISBN: 9780521123556 0521123550
OCLC Number: 672212729
Description: xiii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Making Memory in Wartime: 1. Mapping memory in St. Petersburg-Petrograd-Leningrad; 2. The city scarred: war at home; 3. Life becomes history: memories and monuments in wartime; Part II. Reconstructing and Remembering the City: 4. The city healed: victory parks and historical reconstruction; 5. The return of stories from the city front; 6. Heroes and victims: local monuments of the Soviet war cult; Part III. The Persistence of Memory: 7. Speaking the unspoken?; 8. Mapping the return of St Petersburg; Epilogue.
Responsibility: Lisa A. Kirschenbaum.

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'Lisa A. Kirschenbaum has produced a lucid account of the processes of commemoration and forgetting that began almost as soon as the blockade started ion September 1941 ... This wealth of material is Read more...

 
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