Mémoires de guerre

Poncelet, Etienne (2003) Mémoires de guerre. In: 14th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium: ‘Place, memory, meaning: preserving intangible values in monuments and sites’, 27 – 31 oct 2003, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Throughout its history, France has experienced many conflicts and is full of sites commemorating victories and especially since the Great War, millions of deaths. The flame at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier beneath the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, became an emblem of patriotism and national memorials are communal, at different times, places of assembly. Some ruins, rehabilitated or not, historical monument, as well as battlefields, structures and cemeteries, are places of remembrance.

Au fil de son histoire, la France a connu de nombreux conflits armés et abonde de lieux commémorant des victoires et surtout, depuis la Grande Guerre, des millions de morts. La flamme sur la tombe d'un soldat inconnu, sous l'Arc de Triomphe, à Paris, est devenue un emblème patriotique national et les monuments aux morts communaux sont, à différentes occasions, des lieux de rassemblement. Certaines ruines , réhabilitées ou non, classées Monuments Historiques, de même que des champs de bataille, des ouvrages et des cimetières militaires, sont autant de lieux de souvenir qui, avec le temps

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Poncelet, EtienneUNSPECIFIED
Languages: French
Keywords: memorials; battlefields; spirit of place; intangible heritage
Subjects: O.INTANGIBLE HERITAGE > 01. Generalities
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 17. Intangible cultural heritage
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2003, 14th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2010 15:24
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2011 19:16
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/493

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