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Silencing the past : Power and the Production of History

Author: Michel-Rolph Trouillot; Hazel V Carby
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, 2015, ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this provocative analysis of historical narrative, Michel-Rolph Trouillot demonstrates how power operates, often invisibly, at all stages in the making of history to silence certain voices. From the West's failure to acknowledge the Haitian Revolution, the most successful slave revolt in history, to the continued debate over denials of the Holocaust, and the meaning of Columbus's arrival in the Americas,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michel-Rolph Trouillot; Hazel V Carby
ISBN: 0807080535 9780807080535
OCLC Number: 957192278
Description: xxiii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The Power in the Story --
The Three Faces of Sans Souci --
An Unthinkable History --
Good Day, Columbus --
The Presence in the Past
Responsibility: Michel-Rolph Trouillot ; with a new foreword by Hazel V. Carby
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In this provocative analysis of historical narrative, Michel-Rolph Trouillot demonstrates how power operates, often invisibly, at all stages in the making of history to silence certain voices. From the West's failure to acknowledge the Haitian Revolution, the most successful slave revolt in history, to the continued debate over denials of the Holocaust, and the meaning of Columbus's arrival in the Americas, Trouillot shows us that history is not simply the recording of facts and events, but a process of actively enforced silences, some unconscious, others quite deliberate

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