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Publisher Description

Memory in postcolonial Italy and Libya has been used, reinterpreted and staged by political powers and the media. This book investigates the roots of myth, colonial amnesia and censorship in postwar Italy, as well as Colonel Gaddafi’s deliberate use of rituals, symbols, and the colonial past to shape national identity in Libya. The argument is sustained by case studies ranging among film, documentary, literature and art, shedding new light on how memory has been treated in the two postcolonial societies examined. The last part briefly analyses the identity transformation process in the new Libya.

GENRE
Politics & Current Events
RELEASED
2015
June 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
133
Pages
PUBLISHER
Peter Lang
SELLER
Book Network Intl Limited
SIZE
5.5
MB

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