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Memory And Political Change

Author : A. Assmann
ISBN : 9780230354241
Genre : Political Science
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Examining the role of memory in the transition from totalitarian to democratic systems, this book makes an important contribution to memory studies. It explores memory as a medium of and impediment to change, looking at memory's biological, cultural, narrative and socio-psychological dimensions.

Public Memory Public Media And The Politics Of Justice

Author : P. Lee
ISBN : 9781137265173
Genre : Social Science
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Exposing how memory is constructed and mediated in different societies, this collection explores particular contexts to identify links between the politics of memory, media representations and the politics of justice, questioning what we think we know and understand about recent history.

History Memory And Migration

Author : Irial Glynn
ISBN : 9781137010230
Genre : Social Science
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By conversing with the main bodies of relevant literature from Migration Studies and Memory Studies, this overview highlights how analysing memories can contribute to a better understanding of the complexities of migrant incorporation. The chapters consider international case studies from Europe, North America, Australia, Asia and the Middle East.

Remembering Diana

Author : V. Seidler
ISBN : 9780230371903
Genre : History
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Analysing the events surrounding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1997, Vic Seidler considers the public outpourings of grief and displays of emotion which prompted new kinds of identification and belonging in which communities came together regardless of race, class, gender and sexuality.

Preservation And National Belonging In Eastern Germany

Author : J. James
ISBN : 9781137032836
Genre : History
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Drawing on cultural anthropology and cultural studies, this book sheds new light on the everyday politics of heritage and memory by illuminating local, everyday engagements with Germanness through heritage fetishism, claims to hometown belonging, and the performative appropriation of cultural property.

Memory And The Future

Author : Yifat Gutman
ISBN : 9780230292338
Genre : History
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For those who study memory, there is a nagging concern that memory studies are inherently backward-looking, and that memory itself hinders efforts to move forward. Unhinging memory from the past, this book brings together an interdisciplinary group of prominent scholars who bring the future into the study of memory.

Traitors Collaborators And Deserters In Contemporary European Politics Of Memory

Author : Gelinada Grinchenko
ISBN : 9783319664965
Genre : Social Science
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This volume offers a multidisciplinary approach to shaping and imposition of “formulas for betrayal” as a result of changing memory politics in post-war Europe. The contributors, who specialize in history, sociology, anthropology, memory studies, media studies and cultural studies, discuss the exertion of political control over memory (including the selection, imposition, silencing or ideological “twisting” of facts), the usage of “formulas for betrayal” in various cultural-political contexts, and the discursive framing of the betraying subject for the purpose of legitimizing various memory regimes and ideologies.

History Memory And Politics In Central And Eastern Europe

Author : G. Mink
ISBN : 9781137302052
Genre : Political Science
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Fourteen specialists of Central and Eastern European politics explore memory policies and politics by examining how and why contested memories are constantly reactivated in the former Soviet bloc. The book explores how new social and political actors can challenge the traditional narratives about the past produced by state bodies.

Geography And Memory

Author : Owain Jones
ISBN : 9781137284075
Genre : Science
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This collection shifts the focus from collective memory to individual memory, by incorporating new performative approaches to identity, place and becoming. Drawing upon cultural geography, the book provides an accessible framework to approach key aspects of memory, remembering, archives, commemoration and forgetting in modern societies.

Remembering And Rethinking The Gdr

Author : A. Saunders
ISBN : 9781137292094
Genre : Social Science
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Exploring the ways in which the GDR has been remembered since its demise in 1989/90, this volume asks how memory of the former state continues to shape contemporary Germany. Its contributors offer multiple perspectives on the GDR and offer new insights into the complex relationship between past and present.

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