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Das kulturelle Gedächtnis: Schrift, Erinnerung und politische Identität in frühen Hochkulturen

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This book presents a groundbreaking theoretical analysis of memory, identity and culture. It investigates how cultures remember, arguing that human memory exists and is communicated in two ways, namely inter-human interaction and in external systems of notation, such as writing, which can span generations. Dr Assmann defines two theoretical concepts of cultural memory, dif ...more
Paperback, 7.Auflage 2013, 344 pages
Published 2007 by Beck (first published 1992)
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Xing Lan
Feb 27, 2016 Xing Lan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As for this book, it is a further exploration in memory, obviously in light of collective memory. Unlike a socialist, author persuades it into case study and wider sphere in the very beginning of his study. Clearly, this book is divided into two parts by himself, the former is the system of theory, extends from primal collective memory to politic imagination while latter is case study.
Azmi Ashour
هذا الكتاب من الكتب الرائعة التى قراتها مؤخرا مترجم وصادر عن مكتبة الاسرة في مصر..وهو بالفعل ينشط الذالكرة الحضارية .وابرز ما لفت النظر فيه تخصيصه فصلا كاملا عن الحضارة المصرية القديمة وكيف انهم اول من اخترعوا مفهوم الدولة في التاريخ ( الاخوان كانوا عاوزين يهدموها في سنة ) زو
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Assmann studied Egyptology and classical archaeology in Munich, Heidelberg, Paris, and Göttingen. In 1966-67, he was a fellow of the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo, where he continued as an independent scholar from 1967 to 1971. After completing his habilitation in 1971, he was named a professor of Egyptology at the University of Heidelberg in 1976, where he taught until his retirement i ...more
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