We Are What We Remember
The American Past Through CommemorationeBook - 2012
Commemorative practices are revised and rebuilt based on the spirit of the time in which they are re/created. Historians sometimes imagine that commemoration captures history, but actually commemoration creates new narratives about history that allow people to interact with the past in a way that they find meaningful. As our social values change (race, gender, religion, sexuality, class), our commemorations do, too. We Are What We Remember: The American Past Through Commemoration, analyzes cu ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (419 pages)