Tracy Adams

Affiliation: 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
From ESA – Strategies & Activities

Thesis Spotlights – Importing Memory: Using Other Nations' Collective Memory in Political Speeches

2020, issue 45, Tracy Adams: Although there is a consensus that images and cultural products circulate globally, relatively little is known about how collective memories transcend national boundaries to be used in public rhetoric. This dissertation focuses on speech as a space in and through which collective memories of other nations (MONs) are imported to advance political agendas.

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