Tombs of the Great Leaders: A Contemporary Guide

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Tombs of the Great Leaders traces the development of the political tomb since the Bronze Age tumuli, and looks in depth at those built in the twentieth and twenty-first century. Each presentation of a site clearly explains the history and context of the leader, their death, the creation of the mausoleum and an eyewitness account from the author of the tomb as it is today. Gwendolyn Leick investigates the memorial sites housing Communist leaders from Lenin in Moscow to Mao Zedong in Beijing, to Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, and Kim ...

Tombs of the Great Leaders: A Contemporary Guide 2014, Reaktion Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781780232003

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