Memory and Political Change

  • Aleida Assmann
  • Linda Shortt

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies book series (PMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Memory and Political Change: Introduction

    1. Aleida Assmann, Linda Shortt
      Pages 1-14
  3. Transgenerational Transmission

  4. Instruments of Change

  5. Re-Imagining the Past for the Future

  6. Resistance to Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Angela H. Gutchess, Maya Siegel
      Pages 201-215
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 216-223

About this book

Introduction

Examining the role of memory in the transition from totalitarian to democratic systems, this book makes an important contribution to memory studies. It explores memory as a medium of and impediment to change, looking at memory's biological, cultural, narrative and socio-psychological dimensions.

Keywords

children emotion Generation Germany memory Nation Transition violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Aleida Assmann
    • 1
  • Linda Shortt
    • 2
  1. 1.University of KonstanzGermany
  2. 2.Bangor UniversityWalesUK

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