Written in Stone: Public Monuments in Changing Societies

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  • Title: Written in Stone: Public Monuments in Changing Societies
  • Author: Sanford Levinson
  • ISBN: 9780822322207
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Paperback

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  1. A quick little read about how even though memorials often seem permanent and timeless, they are part of a changing political and cultural landscape Sanford Levinson explores how regime and government styles in Eastern Europe influence how monuments are treated and how some are even disposed He then turns his focus to the United States and how this process is different, especially with American Civil War monuments Part of this includes the discussion of the use of the Confederate battle flag in g [...]


  2. A distinguished professor of constitutional law comments on how public space is organized to convey desired political lessons Public space includes not only statues and monuments, but the names on buildings and streets and even state songs and school mascots Although this is an older title and the battle flag atop the South Carolina state house has since been removed I still found this essay helpful The tension between current values and historic preservation has not lessened since 1998 and in f [...]