(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2002)

Document title

The construction and destruction of a colonial landscape : monuments to British monarchs in Dublin before and after independence

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In Dublin City, there are four monuments erected to royal monarchs before the acheivement of political independence in 1922. The fate of such monuments in post-colonial Dublin and the ways in which the fledging state and particular groups within it sought to express their new found power through both the official and oftentimes wilful destruction of these royal statues is examined. The paper illuminates the power of public monuments as symbolic sites of meaning and explores their role in the construction of a landscape of colonial power. It demonstrates how monuments become sites of protest


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 2002, vol. 28, no4 [pp. 508-533]

Bibliographic references : en notes

Collation : Illustration ;




Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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