Memory and Theory in Eastern Europe

Memory and Theory in Eastern Europe

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"In the last decades of the twentieth century, a 'memory boom' took place in Western Europe and North America. It is the aim of this volume to investigate how academic practices of Memory Studies are being applied, adapted, and transformed in the countries of East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. Importing the 'memory boom' into a new cultural context without interrogating the paradigm itself is of course impossible, and this has been the starting point for the current volume. While for scholars of Eastern Europe the volume will be interesting for the specifics discussed in each chapter, for scholars in Memory Studies it affords a new, startlingly different perspective on a paradigm that has become canonical and crystallized"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Palgrave Macmillan,, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781137322050
1137322055
Call Number: 947.0007 M5197
Characteristics: ix, 279 pages ; 23 cm

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