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David Lowenthal Receives the British Academy Medal

David Lowenthal was awarded the 2016 British Academy medal for The Past Is a Foreign Country—Revisited (Cambridge University Press, 2015). The medal honors "a landmark academic achievement which has transformed understanding in the humanities and social sciences" in a book that explores "the manifold ways in which history engages, illuminates and deceives us in the…
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David Lowenthal To Speak at 2016 AAG Annual Meeting

Thirty years after his classic book, The Past Is a Foreign Country, David Lowenthal explores anew how we celebrate, expunge, contest and manipulate the past. In his major new work, The Past is a Foreign Country - Revisited, he reveals the past as an almost entirely new realm, so transformed over three decades as to demand an equally…
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