Against Remembrance - Rieff, David

In Against Remembrance, David Rieff provocatively argues that the business of remembrance, particularly of the great tragedies of the past, are policitised events of highly selective memory. Rather than ending injustices, as we expect it to, collective memory in so many cases dooms us to an endless cycle of vengeance. Humanity, he says, simply ...

Against Remembrance 2011, Melbourne University Press, Carlton

ISBN-13: 9780522858600