Modern man's myths: the influence of historical memory on policy-making

Heuser, B. (2002) Modern man's myths: the influence of historical memory on policy-making. In: Taubert, F. (ed.) Mythos München = Le mythe de Munich = The myth of Munich. R. Oldenbourg: München, pp. 359-371. ISBN 9783486566734

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Abstract

Historical events are interpreted by collectivities in ways that are then instrumentalised in policy-making processes. This creates mythical "truths" and "rules of conduct" which in 20th (21st) century Western civilisations are not much different from those of pre-Enlightenment societies.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Heuser, Professor Donata Beatrice
Authors: Heuser, B.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Politics
Publisher:R. Oldenbourg
ISBN:9783486566734
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