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Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Kirrily Freeman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of French statues and monuments that were melted down and shipped to Nazi munitions factories during the Second World War. Beginning with the economic context that led to ... More


Memorial mania: remembering and forgetting Sir Robert Peel

Terry Wyke

in People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The transformations which took place in the urban environment during the Victorian period gave the public space of towns and cities new meanings, and Terry Wyke’s essay on Sir Robert Peel, examines ... More


Palladas: New Poems, New Date?

Alan Cameron

in Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190268947
eISBN:
9780190268961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190268947.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter first discusses the date of the newly published Palladas papyrus, then accepts, with qualifications, that the papyrus may when complete have been an epigram anthology of the poet Palladas ... More


Ancient Statues, Christian City: Constantinople and the

Paroma Chatterjee

in Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190278359
eISBN:
9780190278373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278359.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines some of the public statues of Constantinople between the 4th and sixth centuries CE, and their significance to a Christian audience as illuminated in literary records pertaining ... More


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