The Past is a Foreign Country / Edition 1by David Lowenthal
Pub. Date: 01/28/1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
In this remarkably wide-ranging book Professor Lowenthal analyses the ever-changing role of the past in shaping our lives. See more details below
In this remarkably wide-ranging book Professor Lowenthal analyses the ever-changing role of the past in shaping our lives.
- Cambridge University Press
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- New Edition
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- 6.69(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.10(d)
Table of ContentsList of illustrations; Introduction; Part I. Wanting The Past: 1. Reliving the past: dreams and nightmares; 2. Benefits and burdens of the past; 3. Ancients vs. moderns; 4. The look of age; Part II. Knowing The Past: 5. How we know the past; Part III. Changing The Past: 6. Changing the past; 7. Creative anachronism; Bibliography and citation index; General index.
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