From Ancient Egypt to the Mississippi Delta

a comparative approach to cultural memory and forgetting

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Abstract

The organisation of cultural memory in ancient Egypt and modern Blues folklore.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnvisioning the past through memories
Subtitle of host publicationhow memory shaped ancient Near Eastern societies
EditorsDavide Nadali
Place of PublicationLondon ; New York
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Pages163-181
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781474223980, 9781474223973
ISBN (Print)9781474223966
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameCultural Memory and History in Antiquity
PublisherBloomsbury
Volume3

Keywords

  • Egyptology
  • blues music
  • cultural memory
  • Cultural forgetting
  • Ancient Egypt
  • United States (US)
  • popular culture

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