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Presidential temples

Benjamin Hufbauer

Presidential temples

how memorials and libraries shape public memory

by Benjamin Hufbauer

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, KS .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBenjamin Hufbauer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22721651M
ISBN 100700614222


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Presidential Temples book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Bill Clinton, flanked by Presidents Bush past and present, /5. Presidential Temples How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory Benjamin Hufbauer. “The book is worth reading for its case studies describing how the presidential libraries of Franklin D.

Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and Lyndon B. Johnson were created and designed and, in the case of the Truman library, reinterpreted some years later. When Bill Clinton, flanked by Presidents Bush past and present, stood in the rain in Little Rock to open his presidential library, the moment seemed to transcend the partisan fray.

The imposing structure itself was carefully crafted to play up Clinton's accomplishments and legacy, while downplaying the impeachment affair that shadowed his second term. "The book is worth reading for its case studies describing how the presidential libraries of Franklin D.

Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and Lyndon B. Johnson were created and designed and, in the case of the Truman library, reinterpreted some years later.

In those chapters, Hufbauer's visual and critical approach is extremely effective."--Price: $ Presidential temples book book does concentrate quite heavily on the Harry Truman presidential library, which the author feels "got it right".

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Book Review: Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory by Benjamin Hufbauer. Get this from a library. Presidential temples: how memorials and libraries shape public memory. [Benjamin Hufbauer] -- This book explores the visual and material cultures of presidential commemoration--memorials and monuments, libraries and archives--and the problematic ways in which presidents themselves have.

Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. @fmct: CONTENTS List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments 00 Introduction: The Transformation of Presidential Commemoration 1 Prologue: The Words in the Lincoln Memorial Chapter 1. The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, also known as the LBJ Presidential Library, is the presidential library and museum of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States (–).It is located on the grounds of the University of Texas at Austin, and is one of 13 Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records on: Red River St, Austin, Texas.

Bush is now among other U.S. presidents — including Herbert Hoover, Dwight Eisenhower, Harry Truman, Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford — to be buried at their presidential libraries and museums.

Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory. By Benjamin Hufbauer. Lawrence: University Press of Presidential temples book, pp.

The Presidential Library System is composed of eleven presidential libraries and the Nixon Presidential Materials (in the process of being moved to the Nixon Library California). Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory (1st Edition) by Benjamin Hufbauer Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast.

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Presidential Temples, focusing as it does on architecture and museum exhibits, offers little discussion of the educational and archival mission of the presidential libraries or the fascinating public-private partnerships that create these peculiar institutions.

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Therefore, this book is a discussion of material already available to the public at File Size: 1MB. Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory Benjamin Hufbauer E H Hufbauer examines the physical commemorations of presidents, focusing on those in the last century.

Published by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. A presidential library is a system of thirteen libraries in the United is created by the Office of Presidential Libraries, which is part of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). These are offices for preserving and making available the papers, records, collections and other historical materials of every President of the United libraries: Hoover, F.D.

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There could never be such a definitive work in the first place, nor should there be. It is important that seekers undertake their own explorations andFile Size: KB. Professor Benjamin Hufbauer’s book, Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory (University Press of Kansas), according to Kirk Savage, “shows how presidential libraries expose the basic tensions of American democracy: as archival shrines they serve to embody the ideal of free and open inquiry, while celebrating the concentration of power in the.

“Roosevelt’s was on a much smaller scale,” said University of Louisville Associate Professor Benjamin Hufbauer, author of the book Presidential Temples: How. Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory Interview With Dr. Benjamin Hufbauer, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville (podcast playing time).

Michael Patrick Cullinane is Professor of U.S. History at the University of Roehampton. He is the author of The Open Door Era: U.S. Foreign Policy in the Twentieth Century (Edinburgh University Press, ), Theodore Roosevelt’s Ghost: The History and Memory of an American Icon (Louisiana State University Press, ) and Liberty and American Anti-Imperialism:.

It just focuses attention to the site and makes it into a kind of sacred site," said Benjamin Hufbauer, a professor at the University of Louisville, who wrote the book "Presidential Temples. “Well, you know, I love to read. Actually, I’m looking at a book, I’m reading a book, I’m trying to get started.

Every time I do about a half a page, I. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory at nd: Benjamin Hufbauer. "Meanwhile, you've got a museum of spin telling lies about the president, and it'll take years for the archives to reveal the truth," said Hufbauer, author of.

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If this is his definition, then the Atomic Bomb exhibit does meet the requirement as it presents the nuanced reasoning behind the decision and accurately at that.

Many thanks to Professor Benjamin Hufbauer of the University of Louisville for this guest blog. Hufbauer’s book, Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory (Kansas, ) is the key work on the subject of Presidential Libraries.

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Presidential libraries are the subject of political quarrels and oversized personalities. Critics feel that these centers bolster the ego of the officeholder and their administration rather than give an objective account of history.

notes Benjamin Hufbauer, author of Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory.Presidential libraries are perfect examples of just how far presidents will go to control their own legacies. is the author of a book on the politics and history of partisan temples.