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The past remains essential - and inescapable. A quarter-century after the publication of his classic account of man's attitudes to his past, David Lowenthal revisits how we celebrate, expunge, contest and domesticate the past to serve present needs. He shows how nostalgia and heritage now pervade every facet of public and popular culture. History embraces nature and the cosmos as well as humanity. The past is seen and touched and tasted and smelt as well as heard and read about. Empathy, re-enactment, memory and ...

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The Past Is a Foreign Country - Revisited 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521616850

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The Past Is a Foreign Country - Revisited 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521851428

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