Public memory, digital media, and prison narratives at Robben Island

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Wood, Rulon; Berger, Julia; Hasian, Marouf;
(2017)
  • Publisher: FRA
  • Subject: Republik Südafrika | tourism | Interactive, electronic Media | collective memory | 10216 | 30100 | Ethnologie, Kulturanthropologie, Ethnosoziologie | Ethnology, Cultural Anthropology, Ethnosociology | interaktive, elektronische Medien | Republic of South Africa | coming to terms with the past | Ethnographie | ethnography | kollektives Gedächtnis | Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie | News media, journalism, publishing | Critical Museum Studies | Apartheid | Tourismus | Vergangenheitsbewältigung | 10800 | Multimedia | Museum | Social sciences, sociology, anthropology | 10100 | 10400 | Publizistische Medien, Journalismus,Verlagswesen

In this article, the authors analyze face-to-face and interactive tours of Robben Island, South Africa. Using ethnographic and rhetorical research methods, they consider the ways in which the Island employs themes of triumph over oppression as a form of nation building.... View more
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