By Amy Corning,Howard Schuman
Their key finding—built on ancient examine and interviews within the usa and 7 different nations (including China, Japan, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Israel, and Ukraine)—is that our strongest generational thoughts are of shared studies in early life and early maturity, just like the 1963 Kennedy assassination for these born within the Fifties or the autumn of the Berlin Wall for adolescents in 1989. yet there are exceptions to that rule, and they are major: Corning and Schuman locate that epochal occasions in a rustic, like revolutions, override the predicted results of age, affecting voters of every age with an identical strength and lasting intensity.
The photograph Corning and Schuman paint of collective reminiscence and its formation is interesting on its face, however it additionally deals interesting new how one can take into consideration the increase and fall of ancient reputations and attitudes towards political issues.
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Generations and Collective Memory by Amy Corning,Howard Schuman