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A History Of Love And Hate In 21 Statues

Author: Peter Hughes.

A History Of Love And Hate In 21 Statues

Author: Peter Hughes.

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Item #: D33791
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 136
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Aurum
ISBN: 9780711266124
Statues stand as markers of collective memory, connecting us to a shared sense of belonging. When societies fracture into warring tribes, we convince ourselves that the past is irredeemably evil. So, we tear down our statues, but as Peter Hughes argues here, what begins with the destruction of statues, ends with the killing of people. Along with more recent ... More
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Statues stand as markers of collective memory, connecting us to a shared sense of belonging. When societies fracture into warring tribes, we convince ourselves that the past is irredeemably evil. So, we tear down our statues, but as Peter Hughes argues here, what begins with the destruction of statues, ends with the killing of people. Along with more recent damage to statues of Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Saddam Hussein, and Frederick Douglass, here too are accounts of what befall images of Nero, Buddha, Confucius, Felix Mendelssohn, Joseph Stalin, and Cecil Rhodes.


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