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Setting the stage: performing politics in Theatres of Memory

Scott-Brown, Sophie


The British historian Raphael Samuel is best known as a founding figure in the first British New Left and the driving force behind the history workshop movement which set out to democratise history-making in post Britain. Whilst the workshop has attracted attention for its radical pedagogical practice, Samuel’s distinctive approach to the writing of history has been less acknowledged. This paper contends that Theatres of Memory (1994), Samuel’s only sole-authored book published in his lifetime,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-06-04
Type: Journal article
Source: Rethinking History
DOI: 10.1080/13642529.2019.1615702


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