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Voices of Collective Remembering / Edition 1

Voices of Collective Remembering / Edition 1

by James V. Wertsch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521008808

ISBN-13: 9780521008808

Pub. Date: 04/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Wertsch (arts and sciences, Washington U., St. Louis) outlines the meaning of collective memory, describes a particular approach to it that focuses on how narrative texts and other cultural tools mediate its functioning, and applies his ideas to a body of empirical evidence from Soviet and post-Soviet Russia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Overview

Wertsch (arts and sciences, Washington U., St. Louis) outlines the meaning of collective memory, describes a particular approach to it that focuses on how narrative texts and other cultural tools mediate its functioning, and applies his ideas to a body of empirical evidence from Soviet and post-Soviet Russia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521008808
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgments1
1An Encounter with Collective Memory4
2Methodological Preliminaries to the Study of Collective Remembering10
3Collective Memory: A Term in Search of a Meaning30
4State Production of Official Historical Narratives67
5Narrative Dialogicality and Narrative Templates in the Production of Official Collective Memory87
6The Consumption of Historical Narratives117
7Generational Differences in Collective Remembering149
Conclusion171
References179
Index191

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