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Capitals as Places of Memory

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter underlines that capitals are singular in the American urban fabric, from physical and social point of views, because of the monumentality and the public spaces they offer. This sheds a ... More


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