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The Past Is a Foreign Country - Revisited

David Lowenthal
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2015]
Language
English
Uniform Title
Past Is a Foreign County
ISBN
9780521851428, 0521851424, 9780521616850, 0521616859
Contents
  • Part I. Wanting the past
  • Nostalgia : Dreams and Nightmares
  • Time Travelling
  • Benefits and Burdens of the Past
  • Part II. Disputing the Past
  • Ancients Vs. Moderns : Tradition and Innovation
  • The Look of Age : Aversion
  • The Look of Age : Affection
  • Part III. Knowing the Past
  • Memory
  • History
  • Relics
  • Part IV. Remaking the Past
  • Saving the Past : Preservation and Replication
  • Replacing the Past : Restoration and Re-Enactment
  • Improving the Past
  • Epilogue: The Past in the Present.
Description
xvi, 660 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes
  • "First published as The past is a foreign country, 1985"--Title page verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 611-638) and index.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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