Afterlife of Events: Perspectives on Mnemohistory by Marek Tamm

By Marek Tamm

Lately, we have now witnessed a rearticulation of the conventional dating among the earlier, current and destiny, broadening historiography's diversity from learning prior occasions to their later influence and that means. the quantity proposes to examine the views of this process referred to as mnemohistory, and argues for a redefinition of the time period 'event'.

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