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Public Pantheons in Revolutionary Europe: Comparing Cultures of Remembrance, C. 1790-1840 Eveline G. Bouwers

Public Pantheons in Revolutionary Europe: Comparing Cultures of Remembrance, C. 1790-1840

Published November 22nd 2011
ISBN : 9786613361295
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344 pages
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The story of how the concept of a pantheon, a building honouring great individuals, spread across Revolutionary Europe and interacted with socio-political and cultural changes. Analysing the canon and iconography of each pantheon, Bouwers shows howMoreThe story of how the concept of a pantheon, a building honouring great individuals, spread across Revolutionary Europe and interacted with socio-political and cultural changes. Analysing the canon and iconography of each pantheon, Bouwers shows how the commemoration of war and celebration of nationhood gave way to the protection of elite interests.