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  1. Memory and Memorials, 1789-1914

    Literary and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Matthew Campbell, Jaqueline M. Labbe, Sally Shuttleworth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    Ranging historically from the French Revolution to the beginnings of Modernism, this book examines the significance of memory in an era of furious social change. Through an examination of literature, history and science the authors explore the theme of memory as a tool of social progression. This...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Contested Pasts

    The Politics of Memory

    Edited by Katharine Hodgkin, Susannah Radstone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    This inter-disciplinary volume demonstrates, from a range of perspectives, the complex cultural work and struggles over meaning that lie at the heart of what we call memory. In the last decade, a focus on memory in the human sciences has encouraged new approaches to the study of the past. As the...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Narrative and Genre

    Edited by Mary Chamberlain, Paul Thompson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    Any life story, whether a written autobiography or an oral testimony, is shaped not only by the reworkings of experience through memory and re-evaluation, but also art. Any communication has to use shared conventions not only of language itself but also the more complex expectations of 'genre': of...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Roots of Environmental Consciousness

    Popular Tradition and Personal Experience

    Edited by Stephen Hussey, Paul Thompson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    This book examines the roots of contemporary environmental consciousness and action in terms of both popular experience and tradition. A wide range of geographical and thematic case-studies explore the myth, tradition and collective memory that shape our environmental thought. Containing a wealth...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Art and the Performance of Memory

    Sounds and Gestures of Recollection

    Edited by Richard Cándida Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    This book investigates the role that the visual and performing arts play in our experience and understanding of the past. Expanding upon longstanding concerns in cultural history about the relation of text and image, the book highlights the distinction between enactive and cognitive memory and the...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Regimes of Memory

    Edited by Katharine Hodgkin, Susannah Radstone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    A focus on memory has come to prominence across a wide range of disciplines. History, literature, philosophy, anthropology, and cultural studies have placed memory at the heart of their interrogations of subjectivity, narrative, time and imagination. At the same time, memory has emerged as a...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. On Living Through Soviet Russia

    Edited by Daniel Bertaux, Anna Rotkirch, Paul Thompson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    For a period of over seventy years after the 1917 revolutions in Russia, talking about the past, either political or personal, became dangerous. The new policy of glasnost at the end of the 1980s resulted in a flood of reminiscence, almost nightly on television and more formally collected by new...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Ethiopian Jewish Exodus

    Narratives of the Journey

    By Gadi BenEzer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    Between 1977 and 1985, some 20,000 Ethiopian Jews left their homes in Ethiopia and - motivated by an ancient dream of returning to the land of their ancestors, 'Yerussalem' - embarked on a secret and highly traumatic exodus to Israel. Due to various political circumstances they had to leave their...

    Published May 29th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Lines of Narrative

    Psychosocial Perspectives

    Edited by Molly Andrews, Shelley Day Sclater, Corinne Squire, Amal Treacher

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    This volume brilliantly advances our understanding of the use of narrative in the social sciences. It brings together contemporary work on narrative theory and methods and presents a fascinating range of case-studies, from Princess Diana's Panorama interview to the memoirs of the wives of US...

    Published December 6th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration

    Edited by T.G. Ashplant, Graham Dawson, Michael Roper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes which have led to this development, among them the passing of the two World Wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the...

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge