1. bookVolume 11 (2019): Issue 2 (June 2019)
    Special issue to the Centennial of the Mendel University in Brno
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Landscape 100: How Finland, Estonia and Latvia Used Landscape in Celebrating their Centenary Anniversaries

Published Online: 04 Jul 2019
Page range: 187 - 210
Received: 31 Dec 2018
Accepted: 20 Apr 2019
Journal Details
License
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1803-8417
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24 Feb 2009
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4 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

In the aftermath of what was then the Great War several European countries like Finland, Estonia and Latvia gained independence, marking their centenary jubilees 2017–2018. This paper observes how landscapes were used in anniversary celebrations and what historical themes were foregrounded and which omitted, revealing how collective historical commemoration in landscape enacts within national identity framework depending also on how landscape is understood in each respective country.

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