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US public memory, rhetoric, and the National Mall / edited by Roger C. Aden.

Other Title:
United States public memory, rhetoric, and the National Mall
U.S. public memory, rhetoric, and the National Mall
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Series:
Lexington studies in contemporary rhetoric.
Lexington studies in contemporary rhetoric
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 244 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.).
Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Memorials -- Social aspects -- United States.
Monuments -- Social aspects -- United States.
Public spaces -- Social aspects -- United States.
Museums -- Social aspects -- United States.
Collective memory -- United States.
Public history -- United States.
Group identity -- United States.
Memorialization -- United States.
Buildings.
Collective memory.
Group identity.
Memorialization.
Memorials -- Social aspects.
Museums -- Social aspects.
Public history.
Public spaces -- Social aspects.
United States.
Washington (D.C.).
Washington (D.C.) -- The Mall.
Contents:
Introduction: the soul of the nation / Roger C. Aden
Civic tourism and the Washington Monument / Casey R. Schmitt
Placemaking and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: an exploration in user-experience design / John A. McArthur
Myth and accountability: the negotiation of rhetorical tensions in the Korean War Veterans Memorial / Michael R. Kramer
Commemorating in America's front yard: the National World War II Memorial and the public memory landscape of the National Mall / Jennifer L. Jones Barbour
A requiem and a dream: discerning the rhetorical significance of the Lincoln Memorial / Raymond Blanton
The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial as a site of virtuous suffering / Lawrence J. Prelli
Entrepreneurs and immigrants: representing American identity in the National Museum of American History / Jennifer Keohane
Intergenerational cultural trauma and the National Museum of the American Indian / Ernest Stromberg
Public memory as contested site: the struggle for existence at the National Museum of African American History and Culture / Timothy J. Brown
Extending the national narrative: the MLK Memorial and the Museum of African American History and Culture / Lisa Benton-Short
Memorials behind the one we see: the story of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial / Karen A. Franck
Stepping into history: time and dialogue in the progressive experience of the FDR Memorial / Catherine L. Langford
Conclusion: soul searching and public memory on the National Mall / Roger C. Aden.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Aden, Roger C., 1962- editor.
Other format:
Online version: US public memory, rhetoric, and the National Mall.
ISBN:
9781498563208
1498563201
OCLC:
1023607187
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