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The Cultural Values of Europe

Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315800
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is the cultural identity of Europe? Are there specifically European values? Questions such as these are at the centre of a considerable number of political and scholarly debates in contemporary ... More


The Cultural Values of Europe: An Introduction

Hans Joas

in The Cultural Values of Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311383.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter explores the definition of European values and Europe's cultural tradition. It also summarises the axial age character of the traditions that shaped Europe and lists some ... More


Reimagining the Ancestral Arab Homeland

Carol Fadda-Conrey

in Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826926
eISBN:
9781479819027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826926.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter revolves around representations of Arab homelands as embodied and performed by immigrant parents or grandparents, with these memories subsequently internalized but also revised by ... More


Ritual of Memory in Constructing the Modern Identity of Eastern European Romanies

Slawomir Kapraiski (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which cultural tradition may be associated with memories of the Holocaust. It looks at the ‘Romani Caravan of Memory’, an annual pilgrimage made by Polish Romanies ... More


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