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Two Neoclassical Monuments in Modern France: The Panthéon and Arc de Triomphe

AVNER BEN-AMOS

in Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Panthéon and Arc de Triomphe are two neoclassical Parisian monuments that were created in the second half of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century, respectively, and ... More


The Monuments to the War Dead in Classical Athens: Form, Contexts, Meanings

POLLY LOW

in Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses one of the best-known instances of classical commemoration: the public funeral and collective burial and commemoration of the Athenian war dead. Its particular aim is to ... More


Constructing Legitimacy: Symbolic Authority and Ideological Engineering

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes how the state’s ideological, symbolic authority was shaped by discursive and administrative practices such as state-sponsored campaigns and spectacles. In short, this chapter ... More


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