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The spectacle of history

speech, text, and memory at the Iran-Contra hearings

by Lynch, Michael

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990,
    • Legislative hearings -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-335) and index.

      StatementMichael Lynch and David Bogen.
      ContributionsBogen, David, 1960-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE876 .L96 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 348 p. :
      Number of Pages348
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL804875M
      ISBN 10082231729X, 0822317389
      LC Control Number95041410

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Events ranging from combat in the arena to theater productions, from banquets to funerals, are discussed in terms of their forms and the visual arts.

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1. Separation Perfected 2. The Commodity as Spectacle 3. Unity and Division Within Appearances 4. The Proletariat as Subject and Representation 5. Time and History 6.

Spectacular Time 7. T erritorial Management 8. Negation and Consumption.The Spectacle of History immerses the reader in a crowded field of texts, utterances, visual displays, and media commentaries, but, more than a case study, it develops unique insight into problems at the heart of society and social theory—lying and credibility, the production of civic spectacle, the relationship between testimony and history.