Meaning and Representation in History

Meaning and Representation in History

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34.95 Meaning and Representation in History

History has always been more than just the past. It involves a relationship between past and present, perceived, on the one hand, as a temporal chain of events and, on the other, symbolically as an interpretation that gives meaning to these events through varying cultural orientations, charging it with norms and values, hopes and fears. And it is memory that links the present to the past and therefore has to be seen as the most fundamental procedure of the human… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Berghahn Books (August 01, 2006)

Collection: Making Sense of History

Format: EPUB

Page count: 292 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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