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Author Cohen, Paul A., author.

Title History and popular memory : the power of story in moments of crisis / Paul A. Cohen.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  907.2 COHE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 279 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The battle of Kosovo of 1389 and Serbian nationalism -- The fall of Masada and modern Jewish memory -- Chiang Kai-Shek, Chinese nationalist policy, and the story of King Goujian -- The enigma of the appeal of Joan of Arc in wartime France -- Artful propaganda in World War II : Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky and Olivier's Henry V.
Subject Goujian, -465 B.C. -- Influence.
Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431 -- Influence.
Aleksandr Nevskiĭ (Motion picture) -- Influence.
Henry V (Motion picture : 1944) -- Influence.
Historiography -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Collective memory -- Case studies.
Crises -- History -- Case studies.
Kosovo, Battle of, Kosovo, 1389 -- Influence.
Masada Site (Israel) -- Siege, 72-73 -- Influence.
ISBN 9780231166362 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231166362 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231537292 (e-book)