New PDF release: Contested Memories and the Demands of the Past: History

By Catharina Raudvere

This e-book brings jointly new views on collective reminiscence within the sleek Muslim global. It discusses how reminiscence cultures are tested and used at nationwide degrees – in authentic background writing, during the erection of monuments, the fashioning of academic curricula and during media suggestions – besides as within the interface with either creative expressions and pop culture within the Muslim international at huge. The representations of collective reminiscence were one of the major instruments in nationwide identification politics, grass-root mobilization, theological debates over Islam and normal discussions on what constitutes ‘the glossy within the center East’ in addition to in Muslim diaspora environments. Few, if any, modern conflicts within the area will be understood extensive with out a yes specialize in numerous makes use of of heritage, reminiscence cultures and spiritual meta-narratives in any respect societal degrees, and in paintings and literature. This booklet should be of use to scholars and students within the fields of id Politics, Islamic stories, Media and Cultural Anthropology.

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