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Public Forgetting: The Rhetoric and Politics of Beginning Again

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Forgetting is usually juxtaposed with memory as its opposite in a negative way: it is seen as the loss of the ability to remember, or, ironically, as the inevitable process of distortion or dissolution that accompanies attempts to commemorate the past. The civic emphasis on the crucial importance of preserving lessons from the past to prevent us from repeating mistakes that led to violence and injustice, invoked most poignantly in the call of "Never again" from Holocaust survivors, tends to promote a view of forgetting as ...

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Public Forgetting: The Rhetoric and Politics of Beginning Again
2010, Pennsylvania State University Press, Pennsylvania

ISBN-13: 9780271036663

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Public Forgetting: The Rhetoric and Politics of Beginning Again
2010, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271036656

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