The Past Is a Foreign Country (Paperback)

By David Lowenthal, Lowenthal David

Cambridge University Press, 9780521294805, 516pp.

Publication Date: January 29, 1988

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Description

The past is everywhere. All around us lie features which. like ourselves and our thoughts, have more or less recognizable antecedents. Relics, histories, memories suffuse human experience. Each particular trace of the past ultimately perishes, but collectively they are immortal. Whether it is celebrated or rejected, attended to or ignored, the past is omnipresent.