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History and memory

Author: Jacques Le Goff
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1992.
Series: European perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In this brilliant meditation on the varying conceptions of history, Jacques Le Goff, one of the leading members of the French "Annales" school, examines the oppositions between past and present, ancient and modern as well as the various continuities in the evolutions of the historical spirit." "Clearly written, broad-ranging, and richly allusive, History and Memory is a provocative book that will inspire a better  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Le Goff
ISBN: 0231075901 9780231075909 023107591X 9780231075916
OCLC Number: 26014680
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: xxiii, 265 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Past/present --
Antique (ancient)/Modern --
Memory --
Series Title: European perspectives.
Other Titles: Storia e memoria.
Responsibility: Jacques Le Goff ; translated by Steven Rendall and Elizabeth Claman.


In this brillant meditation on conceptions of history, Le Goff traces the evolution of the historian's craft. Examining real and imagined oppositions between past and present, ancient and modern,  Read more...


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