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Silencing the Past : Power and the Production of History (95 Edition)

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A thought-provoking analysis of historical narrative. Taking examples ranging from the Haitian Revolution to Columbus Day, Michel-Rolph Trouillot demonstrates how power operates, often invisibly, at all stages in the making of history to silence certain voices. Trouillot is director of the Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power, and History at Johns Hopkins University.

Synopsis:

Placing the West's failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debate over the Alamo, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning meditation on how power operates in the making and recording of history.

About the Author

MICHEL-ROLPH TROUILLOT is director of the Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power, and History at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807043110
Author:
Trouillot, Michel-Rolph
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Author:
Trouillot, Michel-Rolph
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
History
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Historiography
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
General History
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
July 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
7.95 x 5.35 x .8 in .6 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Placing the West's failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debate over the Alamo, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning meditation on how power operates in the making and recording of history.
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