Silencing the Past / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Beacon Press
Placing the West's failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debate over the Alamo, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning meditation on how power operates in the making and recording of history.
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About the Author
Michel-Rolph Trouillot, one of the most prominent Haitian scholars in the United States, is director of the Institute for Global Studies in culture, Power, and History and Krieger/Eisenhower Distinguished Professor in anthropology at Johns Hopkins University.
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Silencing the Past based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
I remember this as somewhat of a difficult read but one that opened my eyes in a big way to the truth that history is a tale told by the winners...and of how that process comes to pass. I think it is a really important book and would like to reread it.