Monuments and Memory Made and Unmade

Examining how monuments preserve memory, these essays demonstrate how phenomena as diverse as ancient drum towers in China and ritual whale killings in the Pacific Northwest serve to represent and negotiate time.

Monuments and Memory  Made and Unmade

Monuments and Memory Made and Unmade

Examining how monuments preserve memory, these essays demonstrate how phenomena as diverse as ancient drum towers in China and ritual whale killings in the Pacific Northwest serve to represent and negotiate time.

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Monuments and Memory, Made and Unmade
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: Robert S. Nelson, Margaret Olin
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Examining how monuments preserve memory, these essays demonstrate how phenomena as diverse as ancient drum towers in China and ritual whale killings in the Pacific Northwest serve to represent and negotiate time.
Hagia Sophia, 1850-1950
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Robert S. Nelson
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-14 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Hagia Sophia, the Church of Holy Wisdom, sits majestically atop the plateau that commands the straits separating Europe and Asia. Located near the acropolis of the ancient city of Byzantium, this unparalleled structure has enjoyed an extensive and colorful history, as it has successively been transformed into a cathedral, mosque,
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts
Language: en
Pages: 541
Authors: Frank Burch Brown
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Nearly every form of religion or spirituality has a vital connection with art. Religions across the world, from Hinduism and Buddhism to Eastern Orthodox Christianity, have been involved over the centuries with a rich array of artistic traditions, both sacred and secular. In its uniquely multi-dimensional consideration of the topic,The
The Therapist in Mourning
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Kerry L Malawista, Anne J Adelman
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-28 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

The unexpected loss of a client can be a lonely and isolating experience for therapists. While family and friends can ritually mourn the deceased, the nature of the therapeutic relationship prohibits therapists from engaging in such activities. Practitioners can only share memories of a client in circumscribed ways, while respecting
Doing Anthropology in Wartime and War Zones
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Reinhard Johler, Christian Marchetti, Monique Scheer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-31 - Publisher: transcript Verlag

World War I marks a well-known turning point in anthropology, and this volume is the first to examine the variety of forms it took in Europe. Distinct national traditions emerged and institutes were founded, partly due to collaborations with the military. Researchers in the cultural sciences used war zones to

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