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" To understand something historically is to be aware of its complexity, to have sufficient detachment to see it from multiple perspectives, to accept the ambiguities, including moral ambiguities, of protagonists' motives and behavior. Collective memory... "
The Holocaust in American Life - Page 4
by Peter Novick - 2000 - 384 pages
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Theorizing Historical Consciousness

Peter C. Seixas - History - 2004 - 255 pages
...Holocaust memory) he leaves no real room for choice: [C]ollective memory is in crucial senses ahistorical. To understand something historically is to be aware...including moral ambiguities, of protagonists' motives and behaviour. Collective memory simplifies; sees events from a single, committed perspective; is impatient...
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Telling the Truth About Aboriginal History

Bain Attwood - History - 2005 - 264 pages
...inclined to construct memory as history's bad other and to demonise it. To quote Novick once more: 'To understand something historically is to be aware...including moral ambiguities, of protagonists' motives and behaviour. Collective memory simplifies; sees events from a single, committed perspective; is impatient...
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Het nut van het verleden

Marc Reynebeau - Historiography - 2006 - 304 pages
...onderscheid maken: 'Collective memory simplifies, sees events from a single, committed perspectivc, is impatient with ambiguities of any kind, reduces...archetypes. Historical consciousness, by its nature, focusses on the historicity of events - that they took place then and not now, that they grew out of...
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The Cambridge Handbook of Sociocultural Psychology

Alberto Rosa - Psychology - 2007 - 729 pages
...following comments by the historian Peter Novick (1999), who built on the ideas of Halbwachs to argue: To understand something historically is to be aware...of any kind; reduces events to mythic archetypes, (pp. 3-4) Contemporary discussions of how history differs from memory have been at the heart of recent...
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Community Bushfire Safety

John Handmer, Katharine Haynes - Nature - 2008 - 205 pages
...not mean that it is necessarily more suitable than outside advice — it must be fit for the purpose. perspective; is impatient with ambiguities of any kind; reduces events to mythic archetypes' (Bean cited in Manne 2007: 26). The changing demographic of rural populations, the questioning of the...
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