Political Uses of the Past: The Recent Mediterranean Experiences

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Giovanni Levi, Jacques Revel
Routledge, Apr 8, 2014 - Political Science - 136 pages
This work addresses political and historiographical uses of history. A group of leading historians and thinkers discuss questions of collective identity and representation in relation to the fluctuating concept of "Past" and its changing relevance. Among the topics are Greek historiographical questions, Balkan history, the Armenian problem, and the Plaestine historical narrative.
 

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Contents

Preface
Historians and the Present Conjuncture
Towards an Ethnographic Phenomenology of the Greek Spirit
The Making of the Modern Greek Historical Imagination
Shifting Boundaries Clientalism and Balkan Identities
Armenia during World War I
On the Political Use of History
The Two Levels of Public Use of the Past
Out of Place Out of Time
Political Uses of History in Spain
Abstracts
List of Contributors
Index
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