Bells for America

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Bells for America

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The Cold War, Modernism and the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington.

The Netherlands Carillon stands out in the American memorial landscape. Situated between Arlington National Cemetery and the Marine Corps War Memorial, the mondernist bell tower is at odds with its surroundings, much in the same wat that its prominent place is at odds with its absence in American memory.

Given to the United States in the 1950s by the Dutch government for America's role in the Dutch liberation during World War II and for the Marshall Plan aid, the carillon owes its conspicuous placement to the Cold War.

Diederik Oostdijk traces the history of this monument.

Further info: https://www.museumklokenpeel.nl/en/collections/temporary-exhibitions/bells-for-america/

 

Language : English
ISBN: 978-94-6372-7754
NUR: 630

Author:  Diederik Oostdijk, Professor of English Literature of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Hardcover
Dimension:  24,5 x 20cm
245 Pages

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