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Bells for America : the Cold War, modernism, and the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington

Title
Bells for America : the Cold War, modernism, and the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington / Diederik Oostdijk.
ISBN
9780271083773
0271083778
Publication
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019]
Copyright Notice Date
©2019
Physical Description
x, 239 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary
"Recounts the history of the Netherlands Carillon, given to the United States in the 1950s by the Dutch government, and explores its paradoxical placement in the American memorial landscape"-- Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
October 25, 2019
Series
Refiguring modernism.
Refiguring modernism
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (223-230) and index.
Contents
Introduction: forestroke
Bells for America
The smallest bell (1952)
Casting the Carillon (1954)
A modernist tower on the monumental axis (1960)
A Cold War relic (1995)
Conclusion: the echo of dissonance
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