Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory, and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

Global Collective Memories
Global collective memories

1 Most Important World Figures in the Past 100 Years in 12 Countries (2003–2006)

2 Distribution of Memorable Events Over the Past 50 Years Among Chinese Countryside Villagers and Cadres (1996)

3 Most Important Events in World History in 12 Countries (2003–2006)

4 National and World Events Since 1930 Most Often Mentioned by US Respondents (1985, 2000, and 2002)

5 Most Important Events in World History in 12 Other Countries (1996–2002)

6 Intercontinental Perception of Regional Political Events of the Past 100 Years

Global Collective Memories

“Like the present, the past is to some extent also part of a social reality that, while far from being absolutely objective, nonetheless transcends our own subjectivity and is shared by others around us.” (Zerubavel, 1997: 81)

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