While there is certainly substance to Anderson's description, it does not, I think, present the whole story about the significance of cenotaphs and tombs of unknown soldiers. In this essay I shall argue that it is possible to take a wider view of the significance of such monuments, according to which the precise nature of their meaning depends on the cultural context, or lack of it, surrounding them.
|Title of host publication||National Symbols, Fractured Identities: Contesting the National Narrative|
|Editors||Michael E. Geisler|
|State||Published - 2005|