Estonians, Germans and their heritage
A Review of: Kristina Jõekalda, German Monuments in the Baltic Heimat? A Historiography of Heritage in the ‘Long Nineteenth Century’ (Tallinn: Estonian Academy of Art, 2020). Paperback / PDF 365 pp. ISBN 978-9949-594-99-3 (print); ISBN 978-9916-619-00-1 (pdf).
The subject of this book is the place of Germans in Estonia or, rather, the story of how the German-speaking inhabitants of modern-day Estonia developed a sense of local identity and artistic heritage during the nineteenth century, and how the art and architecture of the region developed into a field of study.
Estonia; Baltic Germans; heritage; Georg Dehio; Wilhelm Neumann; historiography of art
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