"On March 28 died in an automobile accident Professor John Manuel Monteiro, of the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil. Born in St. Paul (USA) Professor Monteiro had a PHD in Latin American History in the University of Chicago, taught at…"
"It's not by an anthropologist, but the best thing I know in this line is Michael Kammen's Mystic Chords of Memory:The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture. It's especially good for reminding us that writing…"
"Hi Sheyma, this probably isn't exactly what you're after but the best account of the production of historical narratives I've ever read is Michel-Rolph Trouillot's Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History.…"
"Does anyone have recommendations for readings on the influence of historical narratives on societies? For example, I come from Bahrain where there is a very weak commonly accepted historical narrative. I feel that…"