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Introduction: Identity, Memory, and Trauma

  • Ron EyermanEmail author
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Part of the Cultural Sociology book series (CULTSOC)

Abstract

In the introduction, I provide an account of the origins of cultural trauma theory and then follow the evolution of the theory through my own work and the work of others. In doing this I point out both the various points of emphasis that have thus far defined this research agenda and the fissures that run through and between its sundry iterations. I then furnish an overview of the chapters that comprise the present volume.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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