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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


History, Memory, and Trauma in the Francophone Caribbean

Bonnie Thomas

in Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In order to explore the theme of connecting histories in personal narratives from the francophone Caribbean, it is important first to examine some of the scholarly debates surrounding history, memory ... More


Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Sebastian Veg (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Over the past 10 or 15 years in China, there has been unprecedented critical public discussion of key episodes in PRC history, in particular the Great Famine of 1959-1961, the Anti-Rightist movement ... 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: Trauma, Nostalgia, Public Debate

Sebastian Veg and Sebastian Veg (eds)

in Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory essay provides a theoretical and historical overview of how the notions of memory and history have been conceptualized in relation to China. In Pierre Nora’s view state-led memory ... 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


The Museum and its Spectres

Elisa Mandelli

in The Museum as a Cinematic Space: The Display of Moving Images in Exhibitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474416795
eISBN:
9781474476577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416795.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses a number of exhibitions that include ghostly apparitions of historical figures, in a modern and high-tech version of the 18th and 19th century Phantasmagoria. This kind of ... 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


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


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


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


‘Pasts and Futures’

Pierre-Philippe Fraiture

in Past Imperfect: Time and African Decolonization, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348400
eISBN:
9781800852266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348400.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

What is historical time and how was its traditional – evolutionist - perception maintained during the colonial period but also contested in the years that led to the decolonization of Africa? These ... 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


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


Popular Memories and Popular History, Indispensable Tools for Understanding Contemporary Chinese History: The Case of the End of the Rustication Movement

Michel Bonnin and Sebastian Veg (eds)

in Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines an example of how minjian memories and minjian historiography transform our knowledge of the history of the Cultural Revolution. In the case of the end of the Rustication ... More


Epilogue: Remembering (and Forgetting) Jim Crow

Lynn M. Hudson

in West of Jim Crow: The Fight against California's Color Line

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043345
eISBN:
9780252052224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043345.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This last section considers Pasadena’s groundbreaking resistance to Brown v. Board of Education, circling back to the book’s overall argument that California was an innovator of methods to restrict ... 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


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 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


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