Geographies of Commemoration in a Digital World
A significant, accessible, and interdisciplinary resource for researchers interested in the geographies of memory, nostalgia, and identity.
- Associate Professor Shanti Sumartojo Monash Art, Design and Architecture
- Danielle Drozdzewski University of Stockholm
- Emma Waterton University of Western Sydney
This book reframes commemoration through distinctly geographical lenses, locating it within experiential and digital worlds. It interrogates the role of power in representations of memory and shows how experiences of commemoration sit within, alongside and in contrast to its official normative forms.
How does Anzac feel? Why does it continue to have such a hold on the Australian imagination? And how are digital technologies affecting the ways that we experience Anzac? These are the questions at the heart of this compelling and innovative new book by Danielle Drozdzewski (University of Stockholm), Shanti Sumartojo (Monash University) and Emma Waterton (University of Western Sydney).
Geographies of Commemoration in a Digital World: ANZAC @ 100 provides a significant, accessible and interdisciplinary resource for academics and students interested in the geographies of memory, nostalgia, and identity, and will be of particular interest to those working in the disciplines of human geography, heritage studies, history, anthropology, historical and conflict archaeology, memory studies and oral historians.
Published by Palgrave, 2021. ISBN 9789811640193