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Title Memory and history : understanding memory as source and subject / edited by Joan Tumblety
Published London : Routledge, 2013
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Series The Routledge guides to using historical sources
Routledge guides to using historical sources
Contents Introduction: Working with memory as source and subject / Joan Tumblety -- Part I. Working with oral testimony -- "Let me tell you" : Memory and the practice of oral history / Michal Bosworth -- Small fish, big pond : using a single oral narrative to reveal broader social change / Lindsey Dodd -- Memory, history and the law : testimony in Holocaust and Stolen Generations trials / Rosanne Kennedy -- Part II. Memorialization and commemoration -- Remembering and forgetting : the creation and destruction of inscribed monuments in Classical Athens / Polly Low -- Visual cultures of memory in modern Japan : the historical uses of Japanese art collections / Franziska Seraphim -- The contested memorial cultures of post-Liberation France : polemical responses to the legal purge of collaborators, 1944-c.1954 / Joan Tumblety -- The Pictures in the background : history, memory and photography in the museum / Susan A. Crane -- Part III. Between "individual memory" and "collective memory" -- Memory as a battlefield : letters by traumatized German veterans and contested memories of the Great War / Jason Crouthamel -- Memories of suburbia : autobiographical fiction and minority narratives / Hannah Ewence -- Alienated memories : migrants and the silences of the archive / Tony Kushner -- Biography of a Box : material culture and palimpsest memory / Susan M. Stabile
Summary How does the historian approach memory and how do historians use different sources to analyze how history and memory interact and impact on each other? This book explores the different aspects of the study of history and memory. Divided into three parts the book covers life-stories: gender, class, trauma and working with 'memory'
Notes "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Collective memory
Historiography -- Methodology
Memorials
Memory
Oral history
Collective memory.
HISTORY -- Historiography.
Historiography -- Methodology.
Memorials.
Memory.
Oral history.
Form Electronic book
Author Tumblety, Joan
LC no. 2012039801
ISBN 0203552490
1135905363
1299469450
9780203552490
9781135905361
9781299469457