We Are What We Remember

We Are What We Remember

The American Past Through Commemoration

eBook - 2012
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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
ISBN: 9781443845854
Characteristics: 1 online resource (419 pages)
Additional Contributors: D'Amore, Laura Mattoon


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