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By Marcia Landy

Despite claims in regards to the finish of historical past and the demise of cinema, visible media proceed to give a contribution to our realizing of heritage and history-making. during this ebook, Marcia Landy argues that rethinking heritage and reminiscence needs to bear in mind moving conceptions of visible and aural applied sciences. With the help of thinkers resembling Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, Cinema and Counter-History examines writings and flicks that problem winning notions of heritage so as to discover the philosophic, aesthetic, and political stakes of activating the previous. Marshaling facts throughout ecu, African, and Asian cinema, Landy engages in a counter-historical venture that calls into query the knowledge of visible representations and unmoors notions of a historical past firmly anchored in truth.

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