Silencing the Past

Silencing the Past

Power and the Production of History

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
Rate this:
Placing the West's failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debates over the Alamo and Christopher Columbus, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning meditation on how power operates in the making and recording of history. Presented here with a new foreword by renowned scholar Hazel V. Carby, Silencing the Past is an indispensable analysis of the silences in our historical narratives, of what is omitted and what is recorded, what is remembered and what is forgotten, and what these silences reveal about inequalities of power.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781494599690
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 46 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Subject Headings


Find it at IPL

To Top