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Political Uses of the Past The Recent Mediterranean Experiences

Edited By Giovanni Levi, Jacques Revel Copyright 2002
    138 Pages
    by Routledge

    136 Pages
    by Routledge

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    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.

    The book constitutes a major contribution to the understanding of the Mediterranean"

    - Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans


    Giovanni Levi