(Correct Answer) HIST310 Discussion : Board 5 City as National Monument
In this module we will be addressing the topic of the city as national symbol. By the end of this module you should know the following:
- Explain how nationalism shaped capital cities in nineteenth-century Europe.
- Explain how European cities became representations of colonial and imperial power.
Find a picture of a national monument or iconic structure (other than the Eiffel Tower) constructed in the nineteenth or twentieth century in a European city. Include the image in your post. When was the structure created? Under what circumstances? What message about the nation or city do you think the monument conveys? Post a question to at least one classmate’s post and respond as indicated in the schedule.