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Paru récemment Sites of imperial memory. Commemorating colonial rule in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries sous la direction de Dominik Geppert et Frank Muller aux Manchester UP

Le 29 mars 2018 à 21h52

Paru récemment Sites of imperial memory. Commemorating colonial rule in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries sous la direction de Dominik Geppert et Frank Muller aux Manchester University Press, "Studies in Imperialism", 2015, 296 p. ISBN : 978-0-7190-9081-3 Prix : 75 £ (existe aussi en version électronique).

"Europe’s great colonial empires have long been a thing of the past, but the memories they generated are still all around us. They have left deep imprints on the different memory communities that were affected by the processes of establishing, running and dismantling these systems of imperial rule, and they are still vibrant and evocative today. This volume brings together a collection of innovative and fresh studies exploring different sites of imperial memory - those conceptual and real places where the memories of former colonial rulers and of former colonial subjects have crystallised into a lasting form. The volume explores how memory was built up, re-shaped and preserved across different empires, continents and centuries. It shows how it found concrete expression in stone and bronze, how it adhered to the stories that were told and retold about great individuals and how it was suppressed, denied and neglected."


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Dominik Geppert is Professor of Modern History at the University of Bonn. Frank Lorenz Müller is Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews