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Author Levi, Giovanni, 1939-
Title Political Uses of the Past : the Recent Mediterranean Experiences.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2014.

Author Levi, Giovanni, 1939-
Subject History -- Political aspects -- Mediterranean Region.
Group identity -- Mediterranean Region -- History -- 20th century.
Mediterranean Region -- Historiography.
Alt Name Revel, Jacques, 1942-
Description 1 online resource (137 pages)
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Historians and the Present Conjuncture; Towards an Ethnographic Phenomenology of the Greek Spirit; The Construction of National Time: The Making of the Modern Greek Historical Imagination; Shifting Boundaries, Clientalism and Balkan Identities; Notes on Two Discordant Histories: Armenia during World War I; The Distant Past: On the Political Use of History; The Two Levels of Public Use of the Past; Out of Place, Out of Time; Political Uses of History in Spain; Abstracts; List of Contributors; Index.
Summary This work 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 Plaestine historical narrative.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781135315702 (electronic bk.)
1135315701 (electronic bk.)
9781315040141 (e-book ; PDF)
131504014X (e-book ; PDF)
9780714652719 9780714682440 0714652717 (cloth) 0714682446 (pbk.)
OCLC # 876513038
Additional Format Print version: Levi, Giovanni. Political Uses of the Past. London : Routledge, 2014 9780714682440

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