Political Uses of the Past: The Recent Mediterranean Experience

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Jacques Revel, Giovanni Levi
Psychology Press, 2002 - Political Science - 125 pages
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This book 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 Palestinian historical narrative.
 

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Contents

Towards an Ethnographic Phenomenology of
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Shifting Boundaries Clientalism
43
On the Political Use of History Giovanni Levi
61
The Two Levels of Public Use of the Past Claudio Pavone
74
Out of Place Out of Time Elias Sanbar
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Political Uses of History in Spain PedroRuiz Torres
95
Abstracts
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Giovanni Levi is Professor of Economic History at the University of Venice.

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