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Memorial mania : public feeling in America / Erika Doss.

Author/Creator:
Doss, Erika, 1956-
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 458 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Monuments -- United States -- Public opinion.
War memorials -- United States -- Public opinion.
Collective memory -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Monuments -- United States.
Victims of terrorism -- Monuments -- United States.
Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial (Duluth, Minn.).
McGhie, Isaac, ca. 1900-1920 -- Monuments.
Clayton, Elias, ca. 1897-1920 -- Monuments.
Jackson, Elmer, 1897-1920 -- Monuments.
Contents:
Statue mania to memorial mania: scope of the subject
Grief: temporary memorials and contemporary modes of mourning
Fear: terrorism memorials and security narratives
Gratitude: memorializing World War II and the "greatest generation"
Shame: Duluth's lynching memorial and issues of national morality
Anger: contesting American identity in contemporary memorial culture.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226159386 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226159388 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
457149557