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Public Pantheons in Revolutionary Europe

Comparing Cultures of Remembrance, c. 1790–1840

  • Eveline G. Bouwers

Part of the War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850 book series (WCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Eveline G. Bouwers
    Pages 16-44
  3. Eveline G. Bouwers
    Pages 213-225
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 226-325

About this book

Introduction

The story of how the concept of a pantheon, a building honouring great individuals, spread across Revolutionary Europe and interacted with socio-political and cultural changes. Analysing the canon and iconography of each pantheon, Bouwers shows how the commemoration of war and celebration of nationhood gave way to the protection of elite interests.

Keywords

building cultural change Europe European history history individual revolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Eveline G. Bouwers
    • 1
  1. 1.Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of BielefeldGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230360983
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-33344-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-36098-3
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