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Bridge Across Broken Time Chinese and Jewish Cultural Memory

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ISBN-10: 0300066147

ISBN-13: 9780300066142

Edition: 1998

Authors: Vera Schwarcz

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This text explores the meanings of cultural memory within two of the longest surviving civilizations on Earth. The author finds a bridge between the vastly different Chinese and Jewish traditions in their shared commitment to historical memory.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 6/16/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 246
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Because of Memory, Because of Hope, Because of Distress
How to Make Time Real: From Intellectual History to Embodied Memory
The Bridge of Words: Memory and Metaphor in Chinese and Jewish Tradition
Burning Snow: Naming the Broken Fragments of Time
Notes in the Wall: Personal Memory in the Crevices of Public Commemoration
Light Passersby: Jewish Recollections of Shanghai ... and Cluj
The Master's Tears: Memory and the Healing of Historical Wounds
Conclusion: And If There Was No Bridge?
Notes
Bibliography
Index