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The revival of curiosity in collective cultural thoughts because the Nineteen Eighties has been a really international phenomenon. Cultural thoughts might be outlined because the social structures of the previous that permit participants and teams to orient themselves in time and area. The research of cultural stories has necessitated an interdisciplinary viewpoint, even though geographical questions on the areas, areas, and landscapes of reminiscence have got a distinct value. The essays during this quantity, written by means of prime anthropologists, geographers, historians, and psychologists, open more than a few new interpretations of the formation and improvement of cultural thoughts from precedent days to the current day. the quantity is split into 5 interconnected sections. the 1st part outlines the theoretical issues that experience formed fresh debates approximately cultural reminiscence. the second one part presents targeted case reports of 3 key subject matters: the founding myths of the geographical region, the contestation of nationwide collective thoughts in periods of civil battle, and the oral traditions that movement past nationwide narrative. The 3rd part examines the function of global battle II as a pivotal episode in an rising eu cultural reminiscence. The fourth part makes a speciality of cultural thoughts in postcolonial contexts past Europe. The 5th and ultimate part extends the learn of cultural reminiscence again into premodern tribal and nomadic societies.
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It is during this period, while Halbwachs was in Strasbourg, that the material translated into English as On Collective Memory (1925/1992) was published. Halbwachs was tragically denied the opportunity to complete further work on this subject. In 1944 he was arrested by the Gestapo and transported to the Buchenwald concentration camp, where he died the following year. A second volume of writings on social remembering—The Collective Memory—was published posthumously (1950/1980). Douglas (1980) argues that Halbwachs’s writing on memory occupies a special place in his published work.