Nostalgia

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This blog accompanies the conference "Nostalgia. Historicising the Longing for the Past" that takes place at the German Historical Institut London from 1 to 3 October 2015. In the early seventies, intellectuals and journalists became aware of a new and worrying phenomenon: nostalgia. ‘How much more nostalgia can America take?’ Time magazine asked in 1971, soon echoed by Der Spiegel in Germany and New Society in Britain to name just two. Only a decade before, dictionaries had still defined nos...

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