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Memory, monuments and museums : the past in the present / edited by Marilyn Lake
Bib ID 3572860
Format BookBook
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Description Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 2006 
ix, 294 p. : ill., port., facsim. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 9780522852509
0522852505
Summary

This collection by Australia's leading writers, scholars and activists discuss the ways in which we record, preserve and sometimes re-create our histories, and how the power of memory and the past shapes the present, and our identity. The essays are taken from the Australian Academy of the Humanities 2004 Symposium.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Part I Memory as Muse
  • I A History of Memory
  • Peter Conrad I5
  • 2 Remembering and Forgetting
  • Nicholas Shakespeare 33
  • Part II Memories of Manhood
  • 3 Monuments of Manhood and Colonial
  • Dependence:The Cult of Anzac as Compensation
  • Marilyn Lake 43
 
Notes

"Academy editor: Bruce Bennett" --Verso t.p.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Historiography - Australia.  |  History - Psychological aspects.  |  Memory (Philosophy)  |  Australia - Historiography.  |  Australia - Civilization.  |  Historiography - Australia  |  History - Psychological aspects  |  Memory (Philosophy)
Other authors/contributors Lake, Marilyn  |  Australian Academy of the Humanities

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