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The Resource Memorials as spaces of engagement : design, use and meaning, Quentin Stevens and Karen A. Franck

Memorials as spaces of engagement : design, use and meaning, Quentin Stevens and Karen A. Franck

Label
Memorials as spaces of engagement : design, use and meaning
Title
Memorials as spaces of engagement
Title remainder
design, use and meaning
Statement of responsibility
Quentin Stevens and Karen A. Franck
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Memorials are more diverse in design and subject matter than ever before. No longer limited to statues of heroes placed high on pedestals, contemporary memorials engage visitors in new, often surprising ways, contributing to the liveliness of public space. In Memorials as Spaces of Engagement Quentin Stevens and Karen A. Franck explore how changes in memorial design and use have helped forge closer, richer relationships between commemorative sites and their visitors. The authors combine first hand analysis of key examples with material drawn from existing scholarship. Examples from the US, Can
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1969-
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Stevens, Quentin
Dewey number
725/.94
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Franck, Karen A.,
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  • Monuments
  • Memorials
  • Public spaces
  • Public spaces
  • Memorialization
Label
Memorials as spaces of engagement : design, use and meaning, Quentin Stevens and Karen A. Franck
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-253) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; About the Authors; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; Origin and Scope; Part I: Memorials as Objects and Spaces; Chapter 2 From Viewing to Engaging; Figural to Spatial; Distant to Close; Seeing to Experiencing; Increased Agency; Chapter 3 From Straightforward to Challenging; Beyond Heroism and Honor; Abstraction; Inversions and Absence; In Dialogue; Multiplicity; Chapter 4 From General to Particular; Imagery; Text; Particulars: Why So Many?; Part II: Memorials as Used and Understood
  • Chapter 5 CommemoratingVisiting, Bringing Tributes; Expressing, Interacting; Holding Ceremonies; Inventing Commemoration; Chapter 6 Occupying; Observed Uses; Understanding Uses; Chapter 7 Interpreting; Engaged Spectatorship; Active Performances of Meaning; Open and Closed Meanings; Part III: Memorials as Responsibilities; Chapter 8 Managing; Managing Use; Maintaining a Good Appearance; Keeping the Memorial Relevant; Managing Meaning; Chapter 9 Planning; Sites; Differing Commemorative Narratives; Planning for Changing Values; Cities and History Are Unmanageable
  • Chapter 10 A Special Kind of Public SpaceEngaging Memorials; Making Memorials; What Kind of Special Place?; Bibliography; Index; Plates
Control code
ocn918135410
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 262 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317600022
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)918135410
Label
Memorials as spaces of engagement : design, use and meaning, Quentin Stevens and Karen A. Franck
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-253) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; About the Authors; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; Origin and Scope; Part I: Memorials as Objects and Spaces; Chapter 2 From Viewing to Engaging; Figural to Spatial; Distant to Close; Seeing to Experiencing; Increased Agency; Chapter 3 From Straightforward to Challenging; Beyond Heroism and Honor; Abstraction; Inversions and Absence; In Dialogue; Multiplicity; Chapter 4 From General to Particular; Imagery; Text; Particulars: Why So Many?; Part II: Memorials as Used and Understood
  • Chapter 5 CommemoratingVisiting, Bringing Tributes; Expressing, Interacting; Holding Ceremonies; Inventing Commemoration; Chapter 6 Occupying; Observed Uses; Understanding Uses; Chapter 7 Interpreting; Engaged Spectatorship; Active Performances of Meaning; Open and Closed Meanings; Part III: Memorials as Responsibilities; Chapter 8 Managing; Managing Use; Maintaining a Good Appearance; Keeping the Memorial Relevant; Managing Meaning; Chapter 9 Planning; Sites; Differing Commemorative Narratives; Planning for Changing Values; Cities and History Are Unmanageable
  • Chapter 10 A Special Kind of Public SpaceEngaging Memorials; Making Memorials; What Kind of Special Place?; Bibliography; Index; Plates
Control code
ocn918135410
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 262 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317600022
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)918135410

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