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Monumental discourses: Sculpting Juan de Onate from the collected memories of the American Southwest

Schwarz-Bierschenk, Juliane (2015) Monumental discourses: Sculpting Juan de Onate from the collected memories of the American Southwest. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

When in 1998 the state of New Mexico celebrated its Cuartocentenario, the 400th anniversary of Spanish colonization, three monument projects dedicated to the commemoration of don Juan de Oñate emerged as symbolic landmarks of regional history, encasing four hundred years of the Hispanic experience in the memorable image of the ‘Spanish conquistador.’ As physical landmarks in the territory of ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Anlässlich der 400-Jahr-Feiern der spanischen Eroberung des Rio Grande-Gebiets (1998) wurden zwischen 1994 und 2007 in Alcalde im Norden des Bundesstaates New Mexico, in der Grenzstadt El Paso, TX, sowie in Albuquerque, NM, Denkmäler für Juan de Oñate als den sogenannten ‚Last Conquistador‘ geplant. Die vorliegende Arbeit zu Orten und Akten der Erinnerung im Südwesten der USA zeichnet anhand der ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:30 March 2015
Referee:Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel
Date of exam:12 December 2007
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik > Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik (Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel)
Keywords:New Mexico, monument, Juan de Oñate, Last Conquistador, memory studies, space, spatial turn, Erinnerung, Landschaftsforschung, Neue Kulturgeographie, new cultural geography, material culture studies, sites of memory, landscpaes of memory, Cuartocentenario, borderlands, multivocality, Hispanic, John Houser, Reynaldo Rivera, Nora Naranjo-Morse, Betty Sabo
Dewey Decimal Classification:900 History & geography > 970 General history of North America
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:31523
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