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The Power of Memory in Modern Japan Sven Saaler

The Power of Memory in Modern Japan

Sven Saaler

Published June 26th 2008
ISBN : 9789004213203
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394 pages
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Due to their symbolic and iconographic meanings, expressions of collective memory constitute the mental topography of a society and make a powerful contribution to its cultural, political and social identity. In Japan, the subject of memory hasMoreDue to their symbolic and iconographic meanings, expressions of collective memory constitute the mental topography of a society and make a powerful contribution to its cultural, political and social identity. In Japan, the subject of memory has prompted a huge response in recent years.