History as a Mirror and Places of Belonging: Some Remarks on Contested Memories and the Demands of the Past

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Taking its point of departure the existing literature on cultural memory in Muslim communities, the introductory chapter argues in favour of perspectives that underline the importance of transnational/transregional contacts at work in contemporary Muslim history cultures. Memory is in this context regarded as a border zone and the focus in the volume is on the agents and agendas moving in between.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContested Memories and the Demands of the Past : History Cultures in the Modern Muslim World
EditorsCatharina Raudvere
Number of pages9
Publication date2016
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-39000-0
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-39001-7
Publication statusPublished - 2016
SeriesIslam and Nationalism in Europe and the Muslim World

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