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Author Hass, Kristin Ann, 1965-

Title Carried to the wall : American memory and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial / Kristin Ann Hass
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1998]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  959.704 Has/Ctt  AVAILABLE
Description x, 188 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: A Restless Memory of War -- 1. Making a Memory of War: Building the Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- 2. Discovering the Memory of Bodies: A History of American War Memorials -- 3. Seashell Monuments and Cities for the Silent: American Funerary Traditions -- 4. The Things: Remembering Bodies and Remaking the Nation -- 5. "You Are Not Forgotten": Mourning for America -- Epilogue: Public Memory at the End of the American Century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-179) and index
Subject Funeral rites and ceremonies -- United States.
Patriotism -- United States.
Public opinion -- United States.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Public opinion.
War memorials -- United States.
LC no. 97046807
ISBN 0520204131 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520213173 (paperback: alk. paper)