Political Uses of the Past: The Recent Mediterranean Experience

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Jacques Revel, Giovanni Levi
Psychology Press, 2002 - 125 pages
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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Ky botim permban materiale mbi pwrdorimin e sw shkuarws pwr interesat e politikws. Psh, Hertzfeld trajton si e pwrdorwn grekwt tw shkuarwn e tyre helenike dhe trashwgiminw e tyre bizantine pwr tw ndwrtuar projektin e njw shteti modern.
Nw f.45 thuhet se nw pwrpjekjet pwr ndwrtimin e identitetit etnik nw fillim wshtw glorifikuar e shkuara e kombit dhe eshtw nwnvleftwsuar identiteti i tw tjerwve.
 

Contents

Towards an Ethnographic Phenomenology of
13
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
87
Political Uses of History in Spain PedroRuiz Torres
95
Abstracts
117
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