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By Dr Niamh Moore,Niamh, Dr Moore,Yvonne, Dr Whelan

The research of the cultural panorama has won momentum in recent times, revealing new insights to geographers, archaeologists, sociologists and designers. The cultural panorama is usually seen as an emblematic web site and hence a key participant within the history procedure. This ebook explores the overlapping and sometimes complicated relationships among identification, reminiscence, historical past and the cultural panorama. It offers an outline of recent ways within the research of those relationships, mixed with facts from eire, England, Scotland and the us. those case experiences show the importance of the previous within the modern building of id narratives and draw realization to the robust position of monuments and parades as websites of cultural background. the focal point then shifts to the way background has turn into politicized for numerous ends, demonstrating the altering notion of specific history websites and structures, and the function that this has performed in developing and reconstructing specific identities.

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