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Title Framing public memory / edited by Kendall R. Phillips
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 269 pages) : illustrations
Series Rhetoric, culture, and social critique
Rhetoric, culture, and social critique.
Contents Public memory in place and time / Edward S. Casey -- Arendt, Eichmann, and the politics of remembrance / Stephen Howard Browne -- "Everywhere you go, it's there" : forgetting and remembering the University of Texas tower shootings / Rosa A. Eberly -- My old Kentucky homo : Lincoln and the politics of queer public memory / Charles E. Morris III -- Shadings of regret : America and Germany / Barry Schwartz and Horst-Alfred Heinrich -- The appearance of public memory / Charles E. Scott -- The voice of the visual in memory / Barbie Zelizer -- "A timeless now" : memory and repetition / Bradford Vivian -- Renovating the national imaginary : a prolegomenon on contemporary paregoric rhetoric / Barbara Biesecker -- Framing memory through eulogy : Ronald Reagan's long good-bye / Amos Kiewe
Summary A collection of essays by prominent scholars from many disciplines on the construction of public memories. The study of public memory has grown rapidly across numerous disciplines in recent years, among them American studies, history, philosophy, sociology, architecture, and communications. As scholars probe acts of collective remembrance, they have shed light on the cultural processes of memory. Essays contained in this volume address issues such as the scope of public memory, the ways we forget, the relationship between politics and memory, and the material practices of memory. Stephen Brown
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Historiography.
History -- Philosophy.
History -- Psychological aspects.
Memory -- Social aspects.
Public history -- Germany.
Public history -- United States.
Public history.
Form Electronic book
Author Phillips, Kendall R.
LC no. 2003022013
ISBN 0817313893 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0817354905 (print)
0817380256 (electronic bk.)
9780817313890 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780817354909 (print)
9780817380250 (electronic bk.)