Yale Center for British Art

Rodger, John, 1962-
The hero building : an architecture of Scottish national identity / By Johnny Rodger, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art, UK.
Published / Created:
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]
Physical Description:
xiii, 227 pages : illuatrations ; 25 cm
Reference Library
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-223) and index.
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.
Subject Terms:
Heroes -- Monuments -- Scotland. | Nationalism and architecture -- Scotland.