Collective Remembering: Memory in the World and in the Mind by Ludmila Isurin

By Ludmila Isurin

This interdisciplinary research explores collective reminiscence because it is gifted by means of reliable manufacturers (such as textbooks and media) and mirrored through shoppers (group members). concentrating on a case research of Russians and Russian immigrants to the united states and their thoughts of seminal occasions within the twentieth-century Russian collective previous, Isurin exhibits how autobiographical reminiscence contributes to the formation of collective reminiscence, and likewise examines how the reminiscence of the shared previous is reconstructed by way of those that stayed with the gang and people who left. by way of bringing jointly old, anthropological, and mental ways, Collective Remembering offers a brand new theoretical framework for reminiscence experiences that comes with either content material research of texts and empirical facts from human contributors, therefore demonstrating that methodologies from the arts and the social sciences can supplement one another to create a greater figuring out of the way reminiscence works on the planet and within the mind.

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