3883758949 Unread store shelf copy with just a touch of wear to covers. IF KNOWLEDGE IS POWER, IS IGNORANCE IMPOTENCE? In her works, Silvia Kolbowski examines the basis for
spheres of collective experience past and present, and the degree to which these spaces are influenced, changed, and manipulated by social constraints and power relations. She shows that (personal) memories and (supposedly objective/objectifiable) history are not opposites. Instead, they combine to form a vessel that is always open, its content subject to the vagaries of time and to often strongly diverging interests. The contents of this vessel can be actively drawn to the surface and charged with new, different, or even minimally altered meaning, or?just as actively?be left in the shadow of official accounts of history. In exemplary form, Kolbowski shows that it is up to each individual to intervene in this process and that not a single area of life lies outside its context. The freedom presented here is thus both a challenge and a respon ... We ship our books in CorgiPack mailers except for unusually large books and multiple books orders. CorgiPack mailers are constructed with a B-flute corrugated fiberboard pad which provides cushioning and corner protection in transit. They're also 100% recyclable. We ship heavier items B-flute corrugated fiberboard or cartons.
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