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Institutionalized Narratives of Communism in Slovakia: Substituting the Nonexistence of the Official Museum of Communism

Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums : Re-Visualizing the Recent Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This work was supported by the Slovak Research and Development Agency under the contract No. APVV-16–0389.Modes of remembering the communist era and the institutionalization of its memory are shaped largely by various museums of communism...

The moving image as memory: Past and present on screen

Sam Edwards

Sam Edwards is Senior Lecturer in American History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has published widely on the cultural history of twentieth century conflict. He is the author ofAllies in Memory: World War II and the Politics of Transatlantic Commemoration, c.1941-2001 (2015), which was shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...So far, the introductory chapters to this book have examined how the moving image can be interrogated as a ‘primary source’ (a visual/audio-visual text which offers a record of a specific time and place) and as a ‘secondary source’ (a...

The moving image as a secondary source: Truth, authenticity and narrative

Faye Sayer

Faye Sayer is Senior Lecturer in Public History and Community Archaeology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She has published extensively on the value of public history and community archaeology, and she is the author of Public History: A Practical Guide (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Overlooking ‘popular history’ The history presented in moving images has often been overlooked, undervalued and disregarded by many historians; considered...

The structures of history

Dmitri Nikulin

Dmitri Nikulin is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York, USA. His interests range from ancient and early modern philosophy to the philosophy of dialogue and of literature. He is the author of a number of books including Matter, Imagination and Geometry (2002), On Dialogue (2006), Dialectic and Dialogue (2010), and Comedy, Seriously (2014). He is also the editor of and contributor to The Other Plato (2012) and Memory: A Philosophical History (2015) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Concept of History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Unum adiciam, omnia me quibus interfueram quaeque statim, cum maxime vera memorantur, audieram, persecutum. Tu potissima excerpes; aliud est enim epistulam aliud historiam aliud amico aliud omnibus scribere. “I will say no more...

Spatial history

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In 1615 Edmund Finch from Amble (Northumberland) gave evidence to the Exchequer courts, in a dispute over a tract of common grazing land called ‘Salt Goats’. My thanks to the editors for inviting me to contribute...

Reading History in Colonial India: Three Nineteenth-Century Narratives and Their Teleologies

Historical Teleologies in The Modern World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Siddharth Satpathy is grateful to Gaganendranath Dash and the members of the Working Group, History and Teleology: A Critical Assessment of an Enlightenment Thought for their comments on the chapter. Prologue: two historians from Cuttack...

Narrative Template

Tina van der Vlies

Tina van der Vlies is Assistant Professor of History at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Memory scholar James Wertsch elaborated on the narrative organization of collective memory. Based on research he concluded that a country’s memory is underpinned by large narrative patterns that direct people’s understanding...

Case Study: Superhero films and American national identity

Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The concepts of both ‘nation’ and ‘identity’ are far from straightforward; the relation of culture to both is an equally vexed question. It is explored at length in M. Goodrum, Superheroes and American Self Image: From War...

The Tyranny of Narrative

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume III : Scientific Models: From the West to the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...HERITAGE NARRATIVES IN A GLOBALIZED AND TRIBALIZED WORLD Heritage narratives must be clearly distinguished from scholarly historiography in the sense that they serve clear public (rather than academic research) purposes...

Objectivity

Tor Egil Førland

Tor Egil Førland is Professor at the University of Oslo, Norway Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The objectivity ideal ruled historiography from the early nineteenth century until it succumbed to a combination of academic and extramural forces fifty years ago. Like the monarchy, it had to relinquish its absolutist claims...