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Author Beiner, Guy, 1968-

Title Forgetful remembrance : social forgetting and vernacular historiography of a rebellion in Ulster / Guy Beiner
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- Pre-forgetting -- Amnesty and amnesia -- The generation of forgetting -- Regenerated forgetting -- Decommemorating -- Restored forgetting -- Post-forgetting
Summary Forgetful Remembrance offers a new approach to the study of memory by focusing on vernacular historiographies and the notion of forgetting. Using the 1798 Irish Rebellion, Beiner explores how communities try to obscure inconvenient and uncomfortable events from the past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Collective memory -- Ireland
Memory -- Social aspects -- Case studies
Social conflict -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- Historiography
HISTORY -- Europe -- History -- Ireland.
Memory -- Social aspects.
Social conflict -- Historiography.
Ireland -- History -- Rebellion of 1798
Northern Ireland -- History -- 1968-1998 -- Historiography
Ireland -- Ulster.
Northern Ireland.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 019106632X (electronic bk.)
019181346X (electronic bk.)
9780191066320 (electronic bk.)
9780191813467 (electronic bk.)