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Dealing with the Past (Historical memory)

Why do some individuals or societies transcend a divisive past and why do some remain prisoners of their own past? A study in the ambiguity of memory in the light of the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa and similar attempts in different countries.


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Book/Book Chapter

Mamadou Diawarwa, Bernard C Lategan & Jörn Rüsen (editors). 2010. Historical Memory in Africa. Dealing with the past, reaching for the future in an intercultural context. New York: Berghahn, 276 pp.

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