Baseball and Memory: Winning, Losing, and the Remembrance of Things Past

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"In this historical/philosophical reflection, Lee Congdon writes of the ways in which baseball spurs memory. This is particularly important at a time when many Americans suffer from a form of amnesia that renders them defenseless in the face of concerted efforts to seize possession of the past. "Who controls the past controls the future," George Orwell wrote in Nineteen Eighty-Four, "who controls the present controls the past." Baseball can, and does, stand in the way of those whose ambition it is to gain and maintain power ...

Baseball and Memory: Winning, Losing, and the Remembrance of Things Past 2011, St. Augustine's Press

ISBN-13: 9781587310638

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