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The Resource Between history and histories : the making of silences and commemorations, edited by Gerald Sider and Gavin Smith

Between history and histories : the making of silences and commemorations, edited by Gerald Sider and Gavin Smith

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Between history and histories : the making of silences and commemorations
Title
Between history and histories
Title remainder
the making of silences and commemorations
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerald Sider and Gavin Smith
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Since the 1980s historians have been influenced by two anthropological concepts: cultural distance and awareness of small-scale interactions. Recent work, however, has shifted away from these notions. We now see that cultures cannot be studied as units with internal coherence and that the microcosm does not represent a cultural whole." "This book proposes an alternative. Differentiation is the keyword that lets us focus on ruptures, contradiction, and change within a society. It drives us to recognize many different histories both along with and opposed to history. The case studies in Between History and Histories use this new approach in historical anthropology to examine how certain events are silenced in the shadow of others that are commemorated by monuments, ceremonies, documents, and storytelling. The first set of studies explores cases around the world where the official construction of the past has been contested. The second set describes the silences that emerge in the midst of such disputes." "For students, this collection provides a useful overview of interaction between two disciplines. For historians and anthropologists, it offers an alternative vision of the production of history."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
D21.3
LC item number
.B48 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sider, Gerald M
  • Smith, Gavin A
Series statement
Anthropological horizons
Series volume
11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Memorials
  • History
  • Public history
  • Historiography
  • Memorials
  • History
  • Public history
  • Historiography
Label
Between history and histories : the making of silences and commemorations, edited by Gerald Sider and Gavin Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. papers from a series of meetings held 1985-1989 in various locations on the topic "the production of history: silences and commemorations," organized by a working group in anthropology and history at the Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte in Göttingen and co-sponsored by the Maison des sciences de l'homme in Paris, the fourth conference series of the working group
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Gerald Sider, Gavin Smith -- Silencing the past : layers of meaning in the Haitian revolution / Michel-Rolph Trouillot -- Against experience : the struggles for history, tradition, and hope among a native American people / Gerald Sider -- Pandora's history : central Peruvian peasants and the re-covering of the past / Gavin Smith -- Renaissance and Kaliyuga : time, myth, and history in colonial Bengal / Sumit Sarkar -- The 'day of national mourning' in Germany / Karin Hausen -- Histories of mourning : flowers and stones for the war dead, confusion for the living - vignettes from East and West Germany / Alf Lüdtke -- Silences of the living, orations of the dead : the struggle in Kenya for S.M. Otieno's body, 20 December 1986 to 23 May 1987 / David William Cohen, E.S. Atieno Odhiambo -- Lords ask, peasants answer : making traditions in late-medieval village assemblies / Gadi Algazi -- From peasant wars to urban 'wars' : the anti-Mafia movement in Palermo / Jane Schneider, Peter Schneider -- Work and the production of silence / Louise Lamphere -- The so-called Laichingen hunger chronicle : an example of the fiction of the factual, the traps of evidence, and the possibilities of proof in the writing of history / Hans Medick -- Further thoughts on the production of history / David William Cohen
Control code
39235832
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 314 pages
Isbn
9780802009012
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98117054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
3 illustrations
Label
Between history and histories : the making of silences and commemorations, edited by Gerald Sider and Gavin Smith
Publication
Note
Rev. papers from a series of meetings held 1985-1989 in various locations on the topic "the production of history: silences and commemorations," organized by a working group in anthropology and history at the Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte in Göttingen and co-sponsored by the Maison des sciences de l'homme in Paris, the fourth conference series of the working group
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Gerald Sider, Gavin Smith -- Silencing the past : layers of meaning in the Haitian revolution / Michel-Rolph Trouillot -- Against experience : the struggles for history, tradition, and hope among a native American people / Gerald Sider -- Pandora's history : central Peruvian peasants and the re-covering of the past / Gavin Smith -- Renaissance and Kaliyuga : time, myth, and history in colonial Bengal / Sumit Sarkar -- The 'day of national mourning' in Germany / Karin Hausen -- Histories of mourning : flowers and stones for the war dead, confusion for the living - vignettes from East and West Germany / Alf Lüdtke -- Silences of the living, orations of the dead : the struggle in Kenya for S.M. Otieno's body, 20 December 1986 to 23 May 1987 / David William Cohen, E.S. Atieno Odhiambo -- Lords ask, peasants answer : making traditions in late-medieval village assemblies / Gadi Algazi -- From peasant wars to urban 'wars' : the anti-Mafia movement in Palermo / Jane Schneider, Peter Schneider -- Work and the production of silence / Louise Lamphere -- The so-called Laichingen hunger chronicle : an example of the fiction of the factual, the traps of evidence, and the possibilities of proof in the writing of history / Hans Medick -- Further thoughts on the production of history / David William Cohen
Control code
39235832
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 314 pages
Isbn
9780802009012
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98117054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
3 illustrations

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