Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory, and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

Memorialization
Memorialization

1 Public Holidays % OF PUBLIC HOLIDAYS BY TYPE: IN SELECT COUNTRIES (ABSOLUTE # OF PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN BRACKETS)

2 Airport Names ELECT LIST OF AIRPORTS NAMED AFTER FAMOUS PEOPLE BY REGION

3 Euro Coins EURO COINS CLASSIFICATION BY SOCIETAL REALM: EU COUNTRIES

4 Street Renaming in Bucharest (1990–1997)

5 Countries and Territories Name Change Over Time LIST OF COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES THAT CHANGED THEIR NAMES

Memorialization

Memorialization on the individual level is the practice of bestowing something to individual memory for future rendering. However, on the collective level, memorialization refers to the social commemoration of people, experiences, and events transmitted from the past to the present. Such social memorialization tends to focus on what is seen by a society as its most important icons and these may ...

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