Shadowed Ground: America's Landscape of Violence & Tragedy / Edition 2

Shadowed Ground: America's Landscape of Violence & Tragedy / Edition 2

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by Kenneth E. Foote
     
 

ISBN-10: 0292705255

ISBN-13: 9780292705258

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Shadowed Ground explores how and why Americans have memorialized—or not—the sites of tragic and violent events spanning three centuries of history and every region of the country. For this revised edition, Kenneth Foote has written a new concluding chapter that looks at the evolving responses to recent acts of violence and terror,

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Shadowed Ground explores how and why Americans have memorialized—or not—the sites of tragic and violent events spanning three centuries of history and every region of the country. For this revised edition, Kenneth Foote has written a new concluding chapter that looks at the evolving responses to recent acts of violence and terror, including the destruction of the Branch Davidian compound at Waco, Texas, the Oklahoma City bombing, the Columbine High School massacre, and the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292705258
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
Revised & Updated
Pages:
398
Sales rank:
581,861
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

A Landscape of Violence and Tragedy
The Veneration of Heroes and Martyrs
Community and Catharsis
Heroic Lessons
Innocent Places
The Mark of Shame
The Land-Shape of Memory ancl Tradition
Stigmata of National Identity
Invisible and Shadowed Pasts
Afterword
Notes
Index

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