Civil Rights Memorials and the Geography of Memory

@inproceedings{Dwyer2008CivilRM,
  title={Civil Rights Memorials and the Geography of Memory},
  author={Owen J. Dwyer and D. Alderman},
  year={2008}
}
This is the first critical reading of the monuments, museums, parks, and streets dedicated to the black struggle for civil rights.The creation of memorials dedicated to the civil rights movement is a watershed event in the commemoration of southern and American history, an important reversal in the traditional invisibility of African Americans within the preservation movement. Collective memory, to be sure, is certainly about honoring the past - whether it is Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace… Expand
Memorial landscapes: analytic questions and metaphors
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