Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2007

272 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719060786

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History and memory

Geoffrey Cubitt

Published by Manchester University Press

Historical Approaches MUP

  • Designed to have an appeal both to specialists already immersed in debates on history and memory and to those (e.g. students) seeking an introduction to the field Bridges the gap between the idea of memory as a property of individual consciousness and memory as a social/cultural phenomenon Up-to-date interpretative introduction to recent approaches/debates/ideas on/to memory in history and related disciplines, including clear accounts of the leading theoretical contributions Relevant to undergraduate and graduate courses that deal with memory, the politics of the past, the heritage industry, and also to a much wider range of courses e.g. cultural or social history Explores the implications of different approaches to memory and analyzes the terms in which debates about the relationship between history and memory have been conducted.