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Memory Wars

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The term memory war refers to a public debate about what constitutes the appropriate or valid “memory” of a national or transnational society or of a social subgroup such as a particular gender, region, ethnicity, culture, or religious identity. Often the ...

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