Settling and Unsettling Memories: Essays in Canadian Public History (BOK)

Nicole Neatby, Peter Hodgins

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Settling and Unsettling Memories analyses the ways in which Canadians over the past century have narrated the story of their past in books, films, works of art, commemorative ceremonies, and online. This cohesive collection introduces readers to overarching themes of Canadian memory studies and brings them up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. With increasing debates surrounding how societies should publicly commemorate events and people, Settling and Unsettling Memories helps readers appreciate the challenges inherent in presenting the past. Prominent and emerging scholars explore the ways in which Canadian memory has been put into action across a variety of communities, regions, and time periods. Through high-quality essays touching on the central questions of historical consciousness and collective memory, this collection makes a significant contribution to a rapidly growing field.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Nicole Neatby, Peter Hodgins
Forlag
University Of Toronto Press
ISBN 9780802038166
Antall sider 588 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 3,2cm
Vekt 880 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form History of the Americas, Social & cultural history