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By Michel-Rolph Trouillot
Foreword through Hazel V. Carby
A glossy vintage approximately strength and the making of heritage, with a brand new foreword by means of a in demand scholar
Placing the West’s failure to recognize the main profitable slave riot in background along denials of the Holocaust and the debates over the Alamo and Christopher Columbus, Michel-Rolph Trouillot bargains a gorgeous meditation on how strength operates within the making and recording of historical past. offered right here with a brand new foreword by way of well known pupil Hazel V. Carby, Silencing the Past is an necessary research of the silences in our old narratives, of what's passed over and what's recorded, what's remembered and what's forgotten, and what those silences exhibit approximately inequalities of energy.
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