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Historical memory in Africa

Historical memory in Africa

dealing with the past, reaching for the future in an intercultural context

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography -- Social aspects -- Africa,
  • Collective memory -- Africa,
  • Memory -- Social aspects -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mamadou Diawara, Bernard Lategan, and Jörn Rüsen.
    SeriesMaking sense of history -- v. 12
    ContributionsDiawara, Mamadou., Lategan, Bernard C., Rüsen, Jörn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT19 .H577 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24099118M
    ISBN 109781845456528
    LC Control Number2010007982

    Books shelved as african-history: King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild, The Fate of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence by Martin Meredit. The Cultural Memory of Africa in African American and Black British Fiction, PDF By:Leila Kamali Published on by Springer. This book offers a new approach to reading the cultural memory of Africa in African American fiction from the post-Civil Rights era and in Black British fiction emerging in the wake of Thatcherism.

    Historical Memory in Africa: Dealing with the Past, Reaching for the Future in an Intercultural Context (Making Sense of History) (1st Edition) by Mamadou Diawara (Editor), Bernard Lategan (Editor), Jorn Rusen (Editor), Jörn Rüsen (Editor) Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / This problem is even more acute because of the crisis of publishing and the diffusion of books on the African continent, The history of the production of history in Africa is affected by the same syndrome as the history of societies. a list, a narrative, or a court ceremony which expresses a historical community. But memory pulls.

    "37 The History of the Book in Sub-Saharan Africa" published on by Oxford University Press. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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Historical Memory in Africa by Mamadou Diawara,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). History After Apartheid is an engaging read, quite generously illustrated with photographs of the sites under discussion While the work deals specifically with issues around public memory in South Africa, the issues it examines are more broadly relevant to any society in transition.

This book is the outcome of an international research project jointly sponsored by the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) and the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Nordrhein-Westfalen (KWI) under the titleDealing with the Past, Reaching for the examines the ambiguous nature of historical memory during times of social upheaval and transformation, focusing on a variety.

These books which cover a range of topics like the historical role of media in Kenyan politics to the aftermath of the Marikana Massacre in South Africa, explore lesser-known histories and extend.

Book description: A vast amount of literature—both scholarly and popular—now exists on the subject of historical memory, but there is remarkably little available that is written from an African perspective. This volume explores the inner dynamics of memory in all its variations, from its most destructive and Pages:   Read "Historical Memory in Africa Dealing with the Past, Reaching for the Future in an Intercultural Context" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

A vast amount of literature—both scholarly and popular—now exists on the subject of historical memory, but there is rema Brand: Berghahn Books. History of the Black Man: an authentic collection of historical information on the early civilization of the descendents of Ham, the son of Noah Rev.

Joseph Julius Jackson D.D. out of 5 stars   History, Memory and Public Life introduces readers to key themes in the study of historical memory and its significance by considering the role of historical expertise and understanding in contemporary public reflection on the past. Divided into two parts, the book addresses both the theoretical and applied aspects of historical memory : Anna Katharina Maerker, Adam Sutcliffe, Simon Sleight.

This book engages the globally pressing question of how to live and work with the haunting power of the past in the aftermath of mass violence by bringing together a collection of interdisciplinary contributions to reflect on the haunting of post-conflict memory from the diverse country case studies.

The Kingdoms and Empires of Ancient Africa - History of the Ancient World | Children's History Books Baby Professor. out of 5 stars 1. Kindle Edition. $ # Broken Memory: A Novel of Rwanda Élisabeth Combres. out of 5 stars 7. Paperback. A lexandra Fuller was born in England but moved to Africa with her family when she was two.

Having lived in Rhodesia, as it was then known, Malawi and Zambia, she left Africa. By proving that naming was a form of agency, memory keeping, and historical making, Likaka redefines how and by whom history and memory are recorded and reconstructed.

In short, he redefines the making and uses of the historical archive.”— Maria Eliza Hamilton Abegunde, Africa Reviews: 3. This book, which is aimed both at specialists and at students, provides historians with an accessible and stimulating introduction to debates and theories about memory, and to the range of approaches that have been taken to the study of it in history and other disciplinesReviews: 3.

The relation between memory and history has received increasing attention both from historians and from literary critics. In this volume, a group of leading scholars has come together to examine the role of historical consciousness and imagination in African-American culture.

The result is a complex picture of the dynamic ways in which African Cited by:   Collective historical memory is no respecter of the past. This is not simply a matter of inaccuracy, wilful or otherwise, of the type one encounters in. Each of the scholars represented has chosen a different "site of memory"--from a variety of historical and geographical points, and from different ideological, theoretical, and artistic perspectives.

Yet the book is unified by a common concern with the construction of an emerging African-American cultural memory. Examples for history telescoped in national memory are the 4 July in the US or the 14 July in France. Such regularly recurring dates provide occasions for speeches and celebrations which re-invigorate both the corporate memory and the collective identity.

In Israel, the historical event of the fall of Massada became a national cult in the new. Cultural memories are those transformative historical experiences that define a culture, even as time passes and it adapts to new influences.

For oppressed peoples, cultural memory engenders the spirit of resistance; not surprisingly, some of its most powerful incarnations are rooted in religion. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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Details *. The tension between memory as a safeguard against attempts to silence dissenting voices, and memory's own implication in that silencing, runs throughout the book. Topics covered range from the Basque country to Cambodia, from Hungary to South Africa, from the Finnish Civil War to the cult Jim Jarmusch movie Dead Man, from the Rock and Roll Hall.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Social theory and making sense of Africa / Elisio Macamo --History by word of mouth: linking past and present through oral memory / Annekie Joubert --Historical memory and representation of new nations in Africa / Bogumil Jewsiewicki --Memory, history and historiography .(shelved 3 times as history-africa) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving.History after Apartheid analyzes how, in the midst of the momentous shift to an inclusive democracy, South Africa’s visual and material culture represented the past while at the same time contributing to the process of social transformation.