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Myths in stone : religious dimensions of Washington, D.C.

Author: Jeffrey F Meyer
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an examination of Washington DC as a secular pilgrimage site. Meyer argues that the city was conceived and executed along various axes of power and influence that suggest the central and continually contested values that inform religious and civic beliefs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Meyer, Jeffrey F.
Myths in stone.
Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 2001
(DLC) 00020172
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey F Meyer
ISBN: 9780520921344 0520921348 0585391777 9780585391779 159734768X 9781597347686 9780520214811 0520214811
OCLC Number: 49851976
Description: 1 online resource (343 pages)
Contents: LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Introduction; PART I The Axis of Power; PART II The Axis of Enlightenment; PART III The Axis of Memory; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Responsibility: Jeffrey F. Meyer.

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Washington, DC, is a city of powerful symbols - from the dominance of the Capitol dome to the authority of the Smithsonian. This book takes us on a tour of America's capital, unravelling the complex  Read more...

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"Meyer is a seasoned guide leading the reader through the swamps, thickets, and political sticky wickets of the history of this capital city on the banks of the Potomac. All the while, he regales the Read more...

 
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