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Unreliable narrators: witness accounts and the institutionalization of European history

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Unreliable narrators: witness accounts and the institutionalization of European history. / Kaiser, Wolfram.

In: Eurozine, 24.11.2011.

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title = "Unreliable narrators: witness accounts and the institutionalization of European history",
abstract = "{"}Narrative tolerance{"} has encouraged an historiographic preference for witness accounts within European cultural institutions. Often, however, narrative authority continues to work beneath a blandly affirmative surface. Questions of reliability aside, is a witness-based history even able to fulfil the necessary task of narrating Europe's political identity?",
author = "Wolfram Kaiser",
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N2 - "Narrative tolerance" has encouraged an historiographic preference for witness accounts within European cultural institutions. Often, however, narrative authority continues to work beneath a blandly affirmative surface. Questions of reliability aside, is a witness-based history even able to fulfil the necessary task of narrating Europe's political identity?

AB - "Narrative tolerance" has encouraged an historiographic preference for witness accounts within European cultural institutions. Often, however, narrative authority continues to work beneath a blandly affirmative surface. Questions of reliability aside, is a witness-based history even able to fulfil the necessary task of narrating Europe's political identity?

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