Memory and History

Understanding Memory as Source and Subject
Author(s): 
Tumblety, Joan
ISBN: 
9780415677110
Date published: 
March 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£70.00

How does the historian approach memory and how do historians use different sources to analyze how history and memory interact and impact on each other? Memory and History explores the different aspects of the study of this field. Taking examples from Europe, Australia, the USA and Japan and treating periods beyond living memory as well as the recent past, the volume highlights the contours of the current vogue for memory among historians while demonstrating the diversity and imagination of the field. This book will be essential reading for students of history and memory, providing an accessible guide to the historical study of memory through a focus on varied source materials.