Cultural Movements and Collective Memory: Christopher Columbus and the Rewriting of the National Origin Myth (Paperback)

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This book uses political process theory to examine three cultural movements around Christopher Columbus. The author examines the religious, ethnic and anti-colonial movements most successful at rewriting national origin myth, demonstrating the political process model while telling the story of how a powerless public mobilized to rewrite its past.

About the Author


TIMOTHY KUBAL is Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State University at Fresno, USA.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781349536498
ISBN-10: 1349536490
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: March 24th, 2009
Pages: 261
Language: English