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Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America's Holocaust Museum

 
 
 
 
Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America's Holocaust Museum
Author: Edward T. Linenthal
ISBN 13: 9780231124072
ISBN 10: 231124074
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2001-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $35.00
 
 

Linenthal follows the Holocaust Museum from its nearly incidental beginnings in domestic politics, recounting important stages in its conceptualization and realization--from ...

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Since it opened in 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has been garnering much attention and many visitors. This book chronicles the plan to create and build the Museum, from early discussions through the careful decision-making and design process, in which the early questions of what exactly to commemorate and how to shape a Holocaust memorial of this magnitude were being continuously considered and debated.