Present Past: Modernity and the Memory Crisis

by Richard Terdiman

Cornell University Press | November 2, 1993 | Trade Paperback

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This book is about memory about how the past persists into the present, and about how this persistence has been understood over the past two centuries. Since the French Revolution, memory has been the source of an intense disquiet. Fundamental cultural theories have sought to understand it, and have striven to represent its stresses.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 400 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.39 in

Published: November 2, 1993

Publisher: Cornell University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0801481325

ISBN - 13: 9780801481321

Found in: Theory

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Present Past: Modernity and the Memory Crisis

Present Past: Modernity and the Memory Crisis

by Richard Terdiman

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 400 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.39 in

Published: November 2, 1993

Publisher: Cornell University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0801481325

ISBN - 13: 9780801481321

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This book is about memory about how the past persists into the present, and about how this persistence has been understood over the past two centuries. Since the French Revolution, memory has been the source of an intense disquiet. Fundamental cultural theories have sought to understand it, and have striven to represent its stresses.