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The Social Memory Problem

Francis X. Blouin Jr. and William G. Rosenberg

in Processing the Past: Contesting Authorities in History and the Archives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740543
eISBN:
9780199894673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740543.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography, History of Ideas

In various unreflected forms, the concept of "social memory" has been at the foundation of much modern archival organization and development. The U.S. National Archives, for example, were organized ... More


Healing and Forgetting

Ana Carden‐Coyne

in Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546466
eISBN:
9780191720659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546466.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reflects on works about beauty and pain, trauma and memory, and forgetting. It considers classicism and modernism in relation to cultural memory and social amnesia. It recaps on how ... More


Rubbing the Past into the Present

Maurizio Peleggi

in Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866068
eISBN:
9780824876913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866068.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 8 looks at public memorials and artworks from the decades of the 1990s and 2000s in a variety of media (painting, photography, installation and video) that challenge social amnesia of ... More


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