Item description for Remove Not the Ancient Landmark: Public Monuments and Moral Values (Documenting the Image , Vol 3) by REYNOLDS...
Monuments immortalize our heros, celebrate our accomplishments, and mourn our losses. Whether in a public park, private cemetery, or city square, these sculptures of stone and steel reflect the moral, cultural, and social makeup of their surroundings. Just as the Column of Trajan still stands in Rome and as the fall of the Soviet Union brought about the razing of hundreds of statues, some monuments stand as permanent testimony to the accomplishments of a nation or an individual while others topple at the swing of the pendulum that is public opinion. REMOVE NOT THE ANCIENT LANDMARK collects essays from today's leading researchers in anthropology, philosophy, psychology, and art history into an exciting look at the roles monuments play in our life and how their significance has changed over the years. These 20 compelling essayists also provide answers to the most pressing questions facing those who would act as curators of these testaments to the past. Many of the essays are accompanie
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.53" Width: 7.4" Height: 0.79" Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1996
ISBN 2884492046 ISBN13 9782884492041
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More About REYNOLDS
Philip Lyndon Reynolds is Director of the Aquinas Center of Theology at Emory University and is an Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Candler School of Theology.