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The past is a foreign country

by Lowenthal, David.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Lowenthal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.8 .L52 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 489 p. :
    Number of Pages489
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2530402M
    ISBN 100521224152, 0521294800
    LC Control Number85010990

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The Past is a Foreign Country Revisited $ Usually ships within 2 to 3 by: The original The Past is a Foreign Country was referred to several times during my MA course so I thought that I would give this book a go as I am interested in the way that we perceive the past and how that affects what we decide to conserve, particularly in the field of architecture.4/4(8).

The Past Is a Foreign Country: A Thriller Hardcover – J by Gianrico Carofiglio (Author)/5(48). Profusely illustrated, The Past is a Foreign Country shows that although the past has ceased to be a sanction for inherited power or privilege, as a focus of personal and national identity and as a bulwark against massive and distressing change it remains as potent a force as ever in human The Past Is A Foreign Country: Gianrico Carofiglio, Howard Curtis: : Books.

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The Past Is a Foreign Country is a character study. The main characters in question are Francesco a card hustler, a Mr Ripley type and Giorgio, who falls under Francesco's spell and the narrator through whose eyes their story unfolds.

He jeopardizes his studies, his /5. The Past is a Foreign Country book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Some documents are discovered that threaten the future /5.

Profusely illustrated, The Past is a Foreign Country shows that although the past has ceased to be a sanction for inherited power or privilege, as a focus of personal and national identity and as a bulwark against massive and distressing change it remains as potent a force as ever in human affairs/10(26).

“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” ― L.P. Hartley, The Go-Between. tags: history, memories, past.

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All Members Who Liked This Quote. The Past is a Foreign Country - Revisited book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The past remains essential - and inescapab /5. Cambridge Core - Regional and World History: General Interest - The Past Is a Foreign Country – Revisited - by David LowenthalCited by:   The famous first sentence, “The past is a foreign country, they do things differently there,” is actually a feint.

The narrator knows that country—a few weeks in the summer of —as though he has been embedded there ever since. THE PAST IS A FOREIGN COUNTRY– REVISITED The past is past, but survives in and all around us, indispensable and inescap-able.

Three decades after his classic The Past Is a Foreign Country, David Lowenthal re-examines why we love or loathe what seems old or familiar. His new book reveals how we know and remember the past, and the myriad. The past remains essential - and inescapable.

A quarter-century after the publication of his classic account of man's attitudes to his past, David Lowenthal revisits how we celebrate, expunge, contest and domesticate the past to serve present needs. He shows how nostalgia and heritage now pervade every facet of public and popular culture.

Leslie Poles Hartley CBE (30 December – 13 December ) was a British novelist and short story writer. Although his first fiction was published inhis career was slow to take off. His best-known novels are the Eustace and Hilda trilogy (–47) and The Go-Between ().

The latter was made into a film inas was his novel The Hireling in Alma mater: Balliol College, Oxford. Profusely illustrated, The Past is a Foreign Country shows that although the past has ceased to be a sanction for inherited power or privilege, as a focus of personal and national identity and as a bulwark against massive and distressing change it remains as potent a force as ever in human affairs/5(8).

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P. Hartley, ; See also.The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there. First sentence. "But men still shoot each other, don't they?" I asked hopefully.

"They shot me," he answered, with what I took to be a smile. "Yes, but that was in a war. Do they still shoot each other over ladies?" I imagined a carpet of prostrate women, over whom shots rang out.The book is in itself a revisiting of the first iteration of this title, The Past is a Foreign Country (Cambridge University Press, ), which famously first opened up our concepts of ‘heritage’, ‘patrimony’, the past (or pasts) and the remembering, and conservation of, these pasts.