Performing the Past: Memory, History, and Identity in Modern Europe
Karin Tilmans, Frank van Vree, J. M. Winter
Amsterdam University Press, 2010 - History - 368 pages
Throughout Europe, narratives about the past circulate at a dizzying speed, and producing and selling these narratives is big business. In museums, in cinema and opera houses, in schools, and even on the Internet, Europeans are using the power of performance to craft stories that ultimately define the ways their audiences understand and remember history.
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