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Memory in a global age : discourses, practices and trajectories

Author: Aleida Assmann; Sebastian Conrad
Publisher: Houndsmills, Basingstoke, UK ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Palgrave Macmillan memory studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A significant contribution to memory studies and part of an emergent strand of work on global memory. This book offers important insights on topics relating to memory, globalization, international  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aleida Assmann; Sebastian Conrad
ISBN: 9780230272910 0230272916 9780230283367 0230283365
OCLC Number: 610853267
Description: xiii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Addressing painful memories : apologies as a new practice in international relations / Christoopher Daase --
Australian memory and the apology to the stolen generations of indigenous people / Danielle Celermajer and A. Dirk Moses --
The past in the present : memories of state violence in contemporary Latin America / Elizabeth Jelin --Vietnam, the new left and the Holocaust : how the Cold War changed the discourse on genocide / Berthold Molden --
The Holocaust : a global memory? Extensions and limits of a new memory community / Aleida Assmann --
Globalization, universalism, and the erosion of cultural memory / Jan Assmann --
Victimhood nationalism in contested memories : national mourning and global accountability / Jie-Hyun Lim --
Remembering Asia : history and memory in post-Cold War Japan / Sebastian Conrad --
Globlaizing memory in a divided city : Bruce Lee in Mostar / Grace Bolton and Nerina Muzurović--
'Fragments of reminiscence' : popular music as a carrier of global memory / Ana Sobral --
Neda : the career of a global icon / Aleida Assmann and Corina Assmann.
Series Title: Palgrave Macmillan memory studies.
Responsibility: edited by Aleida Assmann and Sebastian Conrad.
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'A serious, scholarly and essential intervention into memory studies. Using the lens of globalization, the book clearly shows how memory should be understood dynamically beyond states and nations. A Read more...

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