Architecture, Death and Nationhood Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth Century Italy
London Routledge 2017
262pp b/w ills. Small 4to illustrated boards. Provides arguably the first survey of Italy's monumental cemeteries. It explores the relationship between architecture and politics including suggesting ways in which architecture is formed by political forces. Against the backdrop of Italy's unification, Malone argues that cemeteries conveyed the power of the new nation. War memorials and the distinctive cemeteries of Northern Italy was a theme in at east one of Gavin Stamp's tours that he organised. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.