Owning Memory: How a Caribbean Community Lost Its Archives and Found Its History

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Product Details

Price
$81.60
Publisher
Libraries Unlimited
Publish Date
August 30, 2003
Pages
120
Dimensions
6.34 X 9.52 X 0.59 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780313320088

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About the Author

JEANNETTE ALLIS BASTIAN currently teaches and directs the Archives Management Program in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College. From 1987 to 1998 she was director of the Territorial Libraries and Archives of the United States Virgin Islands.

Reviews

"this book should be well positioned among others that investigate collective memory and the forces that shape it. It is a welcome addition to the archival literature and...reinforces the concept of archives as essential keepers and transmitters of memory and vital...for their contribution to the construction of individual and collective identity."-Library Quarterly
"[A]n excellent job of discussing the philosophical questions concerning a communitiyy's records, the interplay of documentary history and oral history, the methods of professional and lay historians, and the technical problems of ownership, custody, and provenance."-College & Research Libraries
"ÝA¨n excellent job of discussing the philosophical questions concerning a communitiyy's records, the interplay of documentary history and oral history, the methods of professional and lay historians, and the technical problems of ownership, custody, and provenance."-College & Research Libraries
?[A]n excellent job of discussing the philosophical questions concerning a communitiyy's records, the interplay of documentary history and oral history, the methods of professional and lay historians, and the technical problems of ownership, custody, and provenance.?-College & Research Libraries
?this book should be well positioned among others that investigate collective memory and the forces that shape it. It is a welcome addition to the archival literature and...reinforces the concept of archives as essential keepers and transmitters of memory and vital...for their contribution to the construction of individual and collective identity.?-Library Quarterly