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

@article{Azaryahu2012RabinsRT,
  title={Rabin’s road: The politics of toponymic commemoration of Yitzhak Rabin in Israel},
  author={M. Azaryahu},
  journal={Political Geography},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={73-82}
}
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
18 Citations
Geopolitics of Toponymic Inscription in Taiwan: Toponymic Hegemony, Politicking and Resistance
  • 4
  • Highly Influenced
Governmentality, Counter-Memory and the Politics of Street Naming in Ramallah, Palestine
Habit, Memory, and the Persistence of Socialist-Era Street Names in Postsocialist Bucharest, Romania
  • 37
  • Highly Influenced
  • PDF
Street Fights: The Commodification of Place Names in Post-Taliban Kabul City
  • 15
Hebrew, Arabic, English: the politics of multilingual street signs in Israeli cities
  • 13
Remembering Lee Kuan Yew: politics, heritage and political heritage in Singapore
  • 3
...
1
2
...