International Dictionary of Historic Places: Asia and Oceania
Taylor & Francis, 1994 - 955 páginas
Whether in a public park, private cemetery, or city square, monuments of stone and steel reflect the moral, cultural and social makeup of their surroundings. Some monuments stand as permanent testimony to the accomplishments of a nation or an individual while others topple at the swing of the pendulum that is public opinion.
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