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A Hero's Many Faces: Raoul Wallenberg in Contemporary Monuments (Holocaust and Its Contexts)

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Raoul Wallenberg is remembered for his humanitarian activity on behalf of the Hungarian Jews at the end of World War II, and as the Swedish diplomat who disappeared into the Soviet Gulag in 1945. This book examines howthirty-one Wallenberg monuments, intwelve countries onfive continents commemoratethe man.

About the Author

TANJA SCHULTis a researcher at Stockholm University and is working as a freelance curator. She was previously employed at Södertörn University College. Educated in the History of Art and Scandinavian Studies in Erlangen, Lund and Berlin, she completed her PhD in 2007 at Humboldt University, Berlin.

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I: RAOUL WALLENBERG

The Monuments' Protagonist

Raoul Wallenberg's Life, Mission and Fate

Raoul Wallenberg in Historiography and Popular Imagination

Raoul Wallenberg: A Hero's Tale

The Monuments as Part of the Wallenberg Commemoration

PART II: THE RAOUL WALLENBERG MONUMENTS

Raoul Wallenberg's Deed

Raoul Wallenberg's Fate

Raoul Wallenberg's Legacy

Raoul Wallenberg's Insubordination

PART III: CHALLENGES, COMPARISONS AND CONCLUSIONS

Catalogue of the Monuments

Notes

Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230361454
Author:
Schult, Tanja
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Europe - Scandinavia
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Sculpture & Installation
Subject:
World History-Holocaust
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
80 b/w illustrations, 8 colour plates
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
8.56 x 5.62 x 0.98 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Sculpture » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Sculpture » Technique
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » Holocaust
History and Social Science » World History » Scandinavia

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