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Caveat Emptor: On Time, Death and History in Late Modernity

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>09/2004
<mark>Journal</mark>Rethinking History
Issue number3
Number of pages14
Pages (from-to)403-416
<mark>Original language</mark>English


This article focuses on 'revivalism' and 'resurrectionism'. While the former is a sociological label for contemporary rituals of dying and death, the latter is a label for contemporary practices of historiographical representation. By exploring the formal and substantive similarities between 'revivalism' and 'resurrectionism', this study offers a speculative reflection on the relationship between time, death and history in late modernity.

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Pre-publication draft. The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Rethinking History, 8 (3), 2004, © Informa Plc