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Rodger, John, 1962-

The hero building : an architecture of Scottish national identity / By Johnny Rodger, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art, UK.

Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]
Physical Description:
xiii, 227 pages : illuatrations ; 25 cm
Reference Library
NA972 .R63 2015 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-223) and index.
Subject Terms:
Heroes -- Monuments -- Scotland.
Nationalism and architecture -- Scotland.

  • The Hero Building
  • Prototype : Hume and Glenfinnan Monuments
  • Romantic Poet
  • Enlightenment Poet : Early Burns Monuments
  • Athens of the North/Valhalla of the West : Calton Hill in Edinburgh
  • Wizard of the North : The Scott Monument
  • Baronial Revival and the National Wallace Monument
  • National Poet
  • Poet of Humanity : Late Burns Monuments
  • Aberration, Autism and Vanity : Hamilton Mausoleum and the McCaig Tower
  • The Fallen : The Scottish National War Memorial
  • A Post Modern Proof : Glasgow Developments
  • Afterlife.