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The Resource Commemorating and forgetting : challenges for the new South Africa, Martin J. Murray

Commemorating and forgetting : challenges for the new South Africa, Martin J. Murray

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Commemorating and forgetting : challenges for the new South Africa
Title
Commemorating and forgetting
Title remainder
challenges for the new South Africa
Statement of responsibility
Martin J. Murray
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the past is painful, as riddled with violence and injustice as it is in postapartheid South Africa, remembrance presents a problem at once practical and ethical: how much of the past to preserve and recollect and how much to erase and forget if the new nation is to ever unify and move forward? The new South Africa's confrontation of this dilemma is Martin J. Murray's subject in Commemorating and Forgetting. More broadly, this book explores how collective memory works-how framing events, persons, and places worthy of recognition and honor entails a selective appropriatio
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murray, Martin J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • South Africa
  • Collective memory
  • Public history
  • Political culture
  • Social change
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • Collective memory
  • Historiography
  • Political culture
  • Public history
  • Social change
  • South Africa
Label
Commemorating and forgetting : challenges for the new South Africa, Martin J. Murray
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Memory and amnesia after apartheid -- The power of collective memory -- White lies: myth-making and social memory in the service of white minority rule -- Facing backward, looking forward: the politics of remembering and forgetting -- Collective memory in place: the Voortrekker Monument and the Hector Pieterson Memorial -- Haunted heritage: visual display at District Six and Robben Island -- Makeshift memorials: marking time with vernacular remembrance -- Textual memories: autobiographical writing at a time of uncertainty -- Epilogue: history and heritage
Control code
ocn846492806
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452939568
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2xzbv0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846492806
Label
Commemorating and forgetting : challenges for the new South Africa, Martin J. Murray
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Memory and amnesia after apartheid -- The power of collective memory -- White lies: myth-making and social memory in the service of white minority rule -- Facing backward, looking forward: the politics of remembering and forgetting -- Collective memory in place: the Voortrekker Monument and the Hector Pieterson Memorial -- Haunted heritage: visual display at District Six and Robben Island -- Makeshift memorials: marking time with vernacular remembrance -- Textual memories: autobiographical writing at a time of uncertainty -- Epilogue: history and heritage
Control code
ocn846492806
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452939568
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2xzbv0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846492806

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