Relaunching Titanic: Memory and Marketing in the New Belfast

Relaunching Titanic: Memory and Marketing in the New Belfast


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415540568
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/20/2013
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

William J. V. Neill is Emeritus Professor of Spatial Planning, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Aberdeen, UK.

Michael Murray is Reader at the Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning, Queen’s University Belfast, UK.

Berna Grist is Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Table of Contents

Foreword Hanns-Uve Schwedler Prologue John Wilson Foster Chapter 1 Introduction: Titanic and the New Belfast. William J V Neill, Michael Murray and Berna Grist Chapter 2 Titanic: History or Heritage? John Wilson Foster Chapter 3 The Re-launching of Ulster Pride: The Titanic, Belfast and Film John Hill Chapter 4 Titanic at the Dock David Bate Chapter 5 Re-imagining Titanic, re-imaging Belfast Pauline Hadaway Chapter 6 The debasing of myth: the privatisation of Titanic memory in designing the ‘post conflict’ city William J V Neill Chapter 7 Titanic Belfast—City of Experience: Belfast’s Titanic Signature Project James Alexander Chapter 8 Memorialisation, Tourism and the Power of Place: Looking for Titanic in Washington DC Michael Murray, David Houston and Stephen McKay Chapter 9 Memory work in Berlin – Comparative perspectives Günter Schlusche Chapter 10 Countering the hegemony of the profane: the case for a Titanic counter-monument in Belfast William J V Neill Bibliography List of contributors Index

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