By Edward Lollis

those pages are a dinner party for the eyes. Peruse them speedy or slowly. both manner, you are going to surprise on the attractiveness, the inventive genius, and the legacies of peace which the constructors of peace monuments and museums have bestowed on us, their heirs.

Peace monuments and museums have a good time the tip of warfare and the expectancy of peace and prosperity. They show peaceable human aspirations reminiscent of justice, tolerance, and reconciliation.

They have a good time such achievements because the abolition of slavery, women’s suffrage, defeat of tyrannical and murderous regimes, assertion of human rights, admire for conscientious objectors, finish of apartheid, non-use of nuclear guns, racial integration, popularity of overseas interdependence, reconciliation of divided countries, and fight for gender equality.

Unfortunately, peace monuments and museums are mostly underappreciated simply because they're beaten via the enormously enhanced variety of conflict monuments and museums all around the world.

This is the 1st booklet to bare the sweetness, the diversity, and the meanings of peace monuments and museums. prepared chronologically, it exhibits a range of 416 peace monuments and museums from 70 international locations and from all eras way back to the Greeks and Romans.

Fortunately, extra peace monuments and museums are being built this present day than ever earlier than. This creates one more cause to review the prior -- a good way to recognize larger how you can construct our personal peace monuments and museums. What peace achievements and occasions will we are looking to memorialize? What legacies of peace will we are looking to bestow on destiny generations?

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