Rabin’s road: The politics of toponymic commemoration of Yitzhak Rabin in Israel

  title={Rabin’s road: The politics of toponymic commemoration of Yitzhak Rabin in Israel},
  author={M. Azaryahu},
  journal={Political Geography},
Abstract Embedded into the language of the landscape and integrated into the routines of everyday life, toponymic commemorations belong to the political geography of public memory. The impact of Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination on Israeli society and culture was made apparent in a space-time matrix of public commemorations, which introduced remembrance of the slain Prime Minister into the public sphere. This article focuses on the politics of Rabin’s toponymic commemoration, evinced in decision… Expand
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