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Memory and Ancient Greece

Simon Price

in Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199572069
eISBN:
9780191738739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572069.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The relationship between memory and history is a productive zone in which the self-understanding of past peoples was formed. This chapter studies four contexts in which memories were constructed in ... More


Deterritorialising the Holocaust

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter aims to explore the connection between history and memory, and analyses the deterritorialisation of the Holocaust. It suggests that there are two kinds of memory – singular and ... More


Introduction: Memory in Recollection of Itself

Dmitri Nikulin

in Memory: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199793839
eISBN:
9780199345205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793839.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In recent decades, memory has become a major concept and dominant topic in philosophy, sociology, politics, history, psychology, science, cultural studies, literary theory, and debates about trauma ... More


History as Witness

David N. Myers

in The Stakes of History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300228939
eISBN:
9780300231403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228939.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Witnessing can assume many different forms including religious, literary, and legal versions. This chapter begins by focusing on examples of textual witnessing such as the sourcebooks of Tcherikower ... More


History, Collective Memories, or National Memories?: How the Representation of the Past Is Framed by Master Narratives

Mario Carretero and Floor van Alphen

in Handbook of Culture and Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190230814
eISBN:
9780190841157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190230814.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter analyzes differences between memory and history stemming from a theoretical distinction between romantic and idealized goals and enlightened and critical understanding goals of history ... More


Memory in Ancient Philosophy

Dmitri Nikulin

in Memory: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199793839
eISBN:
9780199345205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793839.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The systematic philosophical study of the concepts of memory and recollection begins in antiquity with Plato and Aristotle, followed by Greek and Roman Stoics and the later tradition of the ... More


The Funds Case, 1941–48

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In 1941 Sinn Féin President Margaret Buckley took legal action against the State in an attempt to recover the Sinn Féin funds that had been lodged in the Free State Courts two decades earlier. This ... More


Jewish Pasts, German Fictions: History, Memory, and Minority Culture in Germany, 1824-1955

Jonathan Skolnik

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786072
eISBN:
9780804790598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786072.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book studies how German-Jewish writers used images from the Spanish-Jewish past to define their place in German culture and society. Building upon the work of Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi, it argues ... More


Introduction

Patricia Appelbaum

in St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623740
eISBN:
9781469624990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623740.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The introduction begins by describing Francis's popularity, the many different images of him, and the ways interpretations have changed over time. It then lays out the two main arguments of the ... More


Memory in Ancient Rome and Early Christianity

Karl Galinsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744764
eISBN:
9780191805929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744764.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Memory studies has been one of the fastest growing fields of research in recent decades across many disciplines, such as the humanities, social sciences, media studies, and cognitive science. ... More


Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores Jewish refugee movements before, during and after the Holocaust, placing them in a longer history of forced migration from the 1880s to the present. It does not deny that there ... More


The Amish Shootings

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter attempts to extract the sense of trauma by engaging the same synthesis in its legitimate form in the case of the Amish shootings in Pennsylvania. It suggests that the shootings of ten ... More


The Future of the Past: Historical Writing in Early Islamic Syria and Umayyad Memory

Antoine Borrut

in Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam: Perspectives on Umayyad Elites

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190498931
eISBN:
9780190498955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498931.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Writing the history of the first centuries of Islam poses thorny methodological problems, because our knowledge rests upon narrative sources produced later in Abbasid Iraq. The creation of an ... More


Introduction

Mitch Kachun

in First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

The introduction outlines Crispus Attucks’s story and the book’s approach, using the concepts of history and memory to explore how Attucks has been remembered and forgotten, lionized and vilified, ... More


The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention

Marco Duranti

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199811380
eISBN:
9780190638689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811380.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study radically reinterprets the origins of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), arguing that conservatives conceived of the treaty not only as a means of containing communism and ... More


The Ethical Foundations of European Integration

Marco Duranti

in The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199811380
eISBN:
9780190638689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811380.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter compares the technocratic and romantic dimensions of the postwar European project. At the end of the Second World War, the ceding of sovereignty to a new European organization of states ... More


Piracy in Retrospect: The Challenges of a Fragmented Archive

Lakshmi Subramanian

in The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199467044
eISBN:
9780199087082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467044.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter will look at the ways in which the colonial archive on piracy was produced and on the challenges of reading this archive. In doing so, it addresses several critical questions about the ... More


Epilogue: A European Union Without Qualities

Marco Duranti

in The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199811380
eISBN:
9780190638689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811380.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This coda discusses the implications of the book’s findings for the current political crisis besetting the European Union, drawing contrasts between Winston Churchill’s vision of European unity in ... More


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