Structures of memory : understanding urban change in Berlin and beyond (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Structures of memory : understanding urban change in Berlin and beyond

Author: Jennifer A Jordan
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
Series: Cultural memory in the present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In many different parts of the world people cordon off sites of great suffering or great heroism from routine use and employ these sites exclusively for purposes of remembrance. The author of this book turns to the landscape of contemporary Berlin in order to understand how some places are forgotten by all but eyewitnesses, whereas others become the sites of public ceremonies, museums, or commemorative monuments.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jordan, Jennifer A., 1970-
Structures of memory.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607792229
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer A Jordan
ISBN: 0804752761 080475277X 9780804752770 9780804752763
OCLC Number: 64083775
Description: xii, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Landscapes of remembering and forgetting --
Blank slates and authentic traces: memorial culture in Berlin after 1945 --
Persistent memory: pre-1989 memorials after the fall of the wall --
Changing places: new memorials since 1989 --
Forgetting places --
Berlin and beyond.
Series Title: Cultural memory in the present.
Responsibility: Jennifer A. Jordan.
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Structures of Memory turns to the landscape of contemporary Berlin, particularly places marked by the presence of the Nazi regime, in order to understand how some places of great cruelty or great  Read more...

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"'Structures of memory' refers to the 'material projects' that memorialize either victims of the Nazis or heroes of the resistance to them. To show that it takes to establish such memorials, Read more...

 
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