The Concept of Historical Memory in Great Britain

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Great Britain is a country where the concept of historical memory has been sustained for a long time. It is especially interesting, how it has been done in the XXIst century. This article investigates,
how traditions, rituals and values have been saved in Great Britain for many centuries and at the same time, how new ones have been born for last decades. This is a case-study in which the perpetuation in
Great Britain of a great date – the century from the date of the outbreak of the First World War; old and new traditions, rituals, events, performances that preserve and develop the historical memory of
British society are researched.


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Zernetska, O. (2018) “The Concept of Historical Memory in Great Britain”, Problems of World History, (5), pp. 122–133. doi: 10.46869/2707-6776-2018-5-6.
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O. Zernetska

Zernetska Olga – Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Global and Civilization Processes of the State Institution “Institute of World History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine”


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