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Theories of memory : a reader

Theories of memory : a reader

Author: Michael Rossington; Anne Whitehead; Linda R Anderson
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection provides an extensive historical and theoretical framework for the study of memory. It traces the history of the philosophical problematisation of memory as well as its insistent and urgent demand to be recognised and defined.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Theories of memory.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007
Material Type: Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rossington; Anne Whitehead; Linda R Anderson
ISBN: 9780801887284 0801887283 9780801887291 0801887291
OCLC Number: 143608150
Notes: "First published in the United Kingdom by Edinburgh University Press, 2007"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Michael Rossington, Anne Whitehead --
Beginnings: Classical and early and modern ideas of memory / ed. by Jennifer Richards ; Enlightenment and romantic memory / ed. by Michael Rossington ; Memory and late modernity / ed. by Michael Rossington and Anna Whitehead --
Positionings: Collective memory / ed. by Michael Rossington ; Jewish memory discourse / ed. by Anne Whitehead ; Trauma / ed. by Anne Whitehead --
Identities: Gender / ed. Kate Chedgzoy ; Race/nation / ed. by Pablo Mukherjee ; Diaspora / ed. by Linda Anderson.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Rossington and Anne Whitehead ; contributing editors, Linda Anderson [and others].


Part III, Identities, examines the key role of memory in contemporary constructions of identity under the headings of Gender, Race/Nation, and Diaspora.  Read more...


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