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Toward a geography of memory : Geographical dimensions of public memory and commemoration

@article{Foote2007TowardAG,
  title={Toward a geography of memory : Geographical dimensions of public memory and commemoration},
  author={Kenneth E. Foote and M. Azaryahu},
  journal={Journal of Political & Military Sociology},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={125-144}
}
This article focuses on contemporary research in geography on issues of public memory and commemoration-the ways in which discourse of the past is constructed socially and expressed materially in landscape, public memorials, and heritage sites. Interest in these sites has grown rapidly because they both reflect-and expose for study-social tensions, political realities, and cultural values. Compared to work in other disciplines, geography offers spatial, locational, and material perspectives on… Expand
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