Memory, Subjectivities and Representation: Approaches to Oral History in Latin America, Portugal and Spain

Rina Benmayor, María Eugenia Cardenal de la Nuez, Pilar Domínguez Prats

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

This collection presents diverse scholarly approaches to oral narratives in the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds. Eleven essays, originally written in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, coalesce around major themes that have long concerned oral historians and social scientists: collective memories of conflictive national pasts, subjectivity in re/framing social identities, and visual and performative re/presentations of identity and public memory.
Original languageAmerican English
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016

Keywords

  • American dream
  • democracy
  • dictatorship
  • history
  • Martí
  • migration
  • revolution
  • Spain

Disciplines

  • Sociology
  • Cognition and Perception

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