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  1. The past is a foreign country.David Lowenthal - 1985 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
    In this remarkably wide-ranging book Professor Lowenthal analyses the ever-changing role of the past in shaping our lives. A heritage at once nurturing and burdensome, the past allows us to make sense of the present whilst imposing powerful constraints upon the way that present develops. Some aspects of the past are celebrated, others expunged, as each generation reshapes its legacy in line with current needs. Drawing on all the arts, the humanities and the social sciences, the author uses sources as (...)
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    The heritage crusade and the spoils of history.David Lowenthal - 1998 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
    Heritage has burgeoned over the past quarter of a century from a small e;lite preoccupation into a major popular crusade. Everything from Disneyland to the Holocaust Museum, from the Balkan wars to the Northern Irish troubles, from Elvis memorabilia to the Elgin Marbles bears the marks of the cult of heritage. In this acclaimed book David Lowenthal explains the rise of this new obsession with the past and examines its power for both good and evil.
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    The past is a foreign country - revisited.David Lowenthal - 2013 - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    Introduction: An Authorial Credo -- How My Past Became Foreign -- Making This Book -- Themes and Structure -- Part I. Wanting the Past -- Nostalgia : Dreams and Nightmares -- Time Travelling -- Benefits and Burdens of the Past -- Part II. Disputing the Past -- Ancients Vs. Moderns : Tradition and Innovation -- The Look of Age : Aversion -- The Look of Age : Affection -- Part III. Knowing the Past -- Memory -- History -- Relics -- (...)
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    Gladly to Learn and Gladly to Teach: Essays on Religion and Political Philosophy in Honor of Ernest L. Fortin, A.A.Paul J. Archambault, J. Brian Benestad, Christopher Bruell, Timothy Burns, Frederick J. Crosson, Robert Faulkner, Marc D. Guerra, Thomas S. Hibbs, Alfred L. Ivry, Douglas Kries, Fr Mathew L. Lamb, Marc A. LePain, David Lowenthal, Harvey C. Mansfield, Paul W. McNellis & S. J. Susan Meld Shell (eds.) - 2002 - Lexington Books.
    For half a century, Ernest Fortin's scholarship has charmed and educated theologians and philosophers with its intellectual search for the best way to live. Written by friends, colleagues, and students of Fortin, this book pays tribute to a remarkable thinker in a series of essays that bear eloquent testimony to Fortin's influence and his legacy. A formidable commentator on Catholic philosophical and political thought, Ernest Fortin inspired others with his restless inquiries beyond the boundaries of conventional scholarship. With essays on (...)
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    Gladly to Learn and Gladly to Teach: Essays on Religion and Political Philosophy in Honor of Ernest L. Fortin, A.A.Paul J. Archambault, J. Brian Benestad, Christopher Bruell, Timothy Burns, Frederick J. Crosson, Robert Faulkner, Marc D. Guerra, Thomas S. Hibbs, Alfred L. Ivry, Fr Mathew L. Lamb, Marc A. LePain, David Lowenthal, Harvey C. Mansfield, Paul W. McNellis & Susan Meld Shell (eds.) - 2002 - Lexington Books.
    For half a century, Ernest Fortin's scholarship has charmed and educated theologians and philosophers with its intellectual search for the best way to live. Written by friends, colleagues, and students of Fortin, this book pays tribute to a remarkable thinker in a series of essays that bear eloquent testimony to Fortin's influence and his legacy. A formidable commentator on Catholic philosophical and political thought, Ernest Fortin inspired others with his restless inquiries beyond the boundaries of conventional scholarship. With essays on (...)
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    Commentary.David Lowenthal - 2002 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 11 (4):423-425.
  7. An Inquiry Into the Moral Foundations of Montesquieu's de l'Esprit des Lois.David Lowenthal & N. New School for Social Research York - 1953
  8. Stewardship, sanctimony and selfishness–a heritage paradox.David Lowenthal - 1998 - In John Arnold, Kate Davies & Simon Ditchfield (eds.), History and Heritage: Consuming the Past in Contemporary Culture. Donhead. pp. 169--179.
     
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    The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman: Texts and Interpretations of Twenty Great Speeches.David Lowenthal - 2012 - Lexington Books.
    The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman provides the original texts for 20 of Lincoln's speeches alongside a critical analysis of each speech. Arranged in chronological order, these speeches range from Lincoln's Perpetuation or Lyceum address in 1838 to his last speech just after Lee's surrender. The careful and detailed analysis reveals a much more systematic and radical thinker than hitherto suspected.
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  10. The past of the future : from the foreign to the undiscovered country.David Lowenthal - 2007 - In Keith Jenkins, Sue Morgan & Alun Munslow (eds.), Manifestos for History. Routledge.
     
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    Works on Science and ArtVoyage into Substance: Art, Science, and the Illustrated Travel Account, 1760-1840Barbara Maria Stafford. [REVIEW]David Lowenthal - 1986 - Isis 77 (2):324-327.
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