Conflicted Memories: Europeanizing Contemporary Histories (BOK)

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"...brings together an array of scholars' perspectives and approaches on how to rework and reframe traditional histories in order to foster and serve as the foundation for future political and economic integration in Europe...overall this volume critically examines the historiography of integration and the foundations of the constantly evolving European community. It successfully provides its readers with a refreshing framework in which European history can be studied and is highly recommended for graduate students and scholars of contemporary European history." * H-German Despite the growing interest in general European history, the European dimension is surprisingly absent from the writing of contemporary history. In most countries, the historiography on the 20th century continues to be dominated by national perspectives. Although there is cross-national work on specific topics such as occupation or resistance, transnational conceptions and narratives of contemporary European history have yet to be worked out. This volume focuses on the development of a shared conception of recent European history that will be required as an underpinning for further economic and political integration so as to make lasting cooperation on the old continent possible. It tries to overcome the traditional national framing that ironically persists just at a time when organized efforts to transform Europe from an object of debate to an actual subject have some chance of succeeding in making it into a polity in its own right.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
Berghahn Books
ISBN 9780857451675 Antall sider 308
Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 1,6cm Vekt 415 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Konrad Hugo Jarausch, Thomas Lindenberger
Emner og form European history, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Historiography

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