Book review: Epple N.V. An inconvenient past: memory of state crimes in Russia and other countries. – Moscow: NLO, 2020. – 321 p.

Yadova M.A.


Key models for dealing with the commemoration of state crimes and the difficult background in different foreign countries and in Russia are analyzed. Strategies proposed by the author of the book for their adaptation to the realities of present-day Russia are evaluated.


«difficult past»; memory studies; collective memory.

DOI: 10.31249/rsoc/2022.04.07

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