Plastic Pasts Sited Memory in Paris, Algiers and Marseille

This book uses plasticity as a metaphor for understanding how the past endures and evolves within the landscape, and the ways in which remembering shapes the sites we occupy and use. The plastic site is characterised both by its resilience, its form never entirely altered from an earlier mould, and...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Leffler, Christopher
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Palgrave Macmillan 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Seine: Modernity, Memory and Models of Time
  • The Hôtels Aletti and Saint-George: the lieu de mémoire and the survivance
  • The Cimetière des Saints-Innocents: The lieu malgré tout and remediation
  • Marseille: Memory in the imagined landscape
  • Conclusion