Schlagwort: history

Like: Memetic Analo­gies in Social Media

Memes circulating on the net articulate simple comparisons with political intent, for example as an analogy between the USA today and "Weimar" back then, or between German and American coming to terms with the past. But as catchy as such analogies are, they also hide a lot of contexts.

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Flyover History. Trumpism and the Chal­lenge for Histo­rians

If the fightback against Donald Trump and his intellectual kin starts here, what does that mean for lowly historians? And how does Mr Trump’s victory pose an existential threat to “global” history?