A contribution to the preferred overseas and interdisciplinary box of collective reminiscence inside of a Scandinavian context, this reference provides a few case studies—from the center Age to the current time—that speak about how humans glance to the earlier for id and that means. Acknowledging that many pasts exist—sometimes harmoniously and different occasions in conflict—this source makes an attempt to barter the earlier by means of reading the tensions that ensue whilst people with diversified pursuits, understandings, and issues of view research background and through exploring the inherent wish to advance a consensus among the prior and the current. interpreting topic parts reminiscent of social and cultural heritage, literature, cultural experiences, archeology, mythology, and anthropology, this learn expresses how the most important it truly is to appreciate the methods of facing the earlier whilst attempting to chart how and why societies and groups switch and evolve.

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