Collective memory and social sciences in the post-truth era

@article{deSaintLaurent2017CollectiveMA,
  title={Collective memory and social sciences in the post-truth era},
  author={Constance de Saint-Laurent and Ignacio Bresc{\'o} de Luna and Sarah H. Awad and Brady Wagoner},
  journal={Culture \& Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={23},
  pages={147 - 155}
}
The past has never been as relevant for the present as it is in today’s Post-truth world. Not just because many of our political leaders are promising to bring us back to a past that never existed – the Great America of Trump, the Lost Empire of Farage or the French Resistance of Le Pen – but because it seems more and more likely that they are bringing us back to the past as it actually happened – a past where populism successfully brought nationalist leaders to power. In this context, it seems… Expand
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