Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America's Holocaust Museum / Edition 1

Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America's Holocaust Museum / Edition 1

by Edward T. Linenthal
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231124074

ISBN-13: 9780231124072

Pub. Date: 09/19/2001

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Since its first year in 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has attracted more than 15 millino visitors, sometimes at the rate of 10,000 a day, each of whom has walked away with an indelible impression of awe in the face of the unimaginable. This lively, honest, behind-the-scenes account details the emotionally complex fifteen-year struggle

Overview

Since its first year in 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has attracted more than 15 millino visitors, sometimes at the rate of 10,000 a day, each of whom has walked away with an indelible impression of awe in the face of the unimaginable. This lively, honest, behind-the-scenes account details the emotionally complex fifteen-year struggle surrounding the museum's birth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231124072
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
09/19/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
724,579
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface: Violence and American LandscapeAcknowledgementsIntroduction: Locating Holocaust Memory in American Culture1. The Decision to Remember2. The Site of Holocaust Memory3. Embryonic Thoughts: The Commission's Museum Beginnings: 1980-874. Interior Space: The Mood of MemoryConclusion. Mobilizing Holocaust MemoryNotesIndex

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