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Inga Clendinnen

Inga Clendinnen

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Published by National Library of Australia for the Friends of the National Library of Australia in Canberra, ACT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clendinnen, Inga, -- 1934-,
  • Authors, Australian -- 20th century,
  • Historians -- Australia,
  • Australian essays -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-44).

    Statementcompiled and edited by Morag Fraser ; with essays by Morag Fraser ... [et al.].
    ContributionsClendinnen, Inga, 1934-, Fraser, Morag., National Library of Australia., National Library of Australia. Friends.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16296839M
    ISBN 100642276269
    LC Control Number2007386860

    paper A trenchant collection of essays intended to forge the human connections necessary to begin the move toward a full understanding of the Holocaust. Clendinnen critiques the notion that the Holocaust is a unique event that falls outside the boundaries of normal history; it was, she notes, perpetuated by members of 20th-century Western society like : Inga Clendinnen. INGA CLENDINNEN was born in She is a distinguished historian of the Spanish encounters with Aztec and Maya Indians of sixteenth-century America, and author of Reading the Holocaust, named a New York Times Best Book of the Year and awarded the 5/5(3).


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Clendinnen's reconstruction is a model of historical intelligence and anthropological empathy couched in superbly crafted prose." Frederick P. Bowser Source: Latin American Research Review ‘[Clendinnen’s] analysis of the symbolic forms of everyday life sheds new light on the relationship between the ‘social’ and the ‘sacred’.’Cited by: Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, – (2nd ed.) (Cambridge Latin American Studies series) by Inga Clendinnen.

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But Inga Clendinnen’s superb book on the Aztecs paints such a powerfully seductive picture of their polity that I feel like I have a grasp of what is truly interesting about them for the first time.

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Clendinnen’s book is not entirely chronological. Instead, it consists of “tentative, discursive explorations” that use “multiple, oblique, and angled approaches” (11). The book becomes topical after it has traced the history of the Aztecs in the beginning.

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The images from the text stick to memory, and specific events and people (Diego de Landa, Nachi Cocom, Francisco Hernandez, and Fray Francisco de Toral) from almost five hundred years ago, come by: Canberra Times, " Inga Clendinnen's book, Reading the Holocaust, is not, despite its somewhat generic title, just another book about the is an important, insightful, superbly written meditation on a sorrow beyond words, well worth the attention of outsiders and insiders alike.".

Inga Clendinnen, – Inga Clendinnen was a brilliant historian and an extraordinary writer. She was fearless and endlessly curious. She understood the limits of history and the power of intuition.

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Inga Clendinnen (–) was an eloquent teacher of history and a brilliant scholar who did not begin to talk until she was three and did not learn to read until she was eight. As a child she watched, listened and absorbed everything; then sentences sprang from her fully formed.

As an adult she studied, taught and read, became an admired teacher and thinker, and then – in her early 50s. Inga Jewell studied history at the University of Melbourne, receiving her B.A.

Hons in and her MA in On 1 Juneshe married the philosopher Frederick John Clendinnen. They had two children. Inga Clendinnen worked as a Tutor, then Senior Tutor, in the University of Melbourne School of History from until and again in   Inga Clendinnen has written a fascinating, thought-provoking book, which has already attracted considerable praise.

Her interpretation of Aztec ritual and myth derives from a close reading of the Florentine Codex, a lavishly illustrated recension of Bernardino de Sahagun’s General History of the Things of new Spain, written with parallel Released on: Octo Book reviews.

Tiger's Eye: A Memoir Inga Clendinnen Review by Ph.D. Wagner. July In her early 50s, Australian historian Inga Clendinnen found herself diagnosed with an incurable liver disease.

As her body and her mind deteriorated, she felt a need to write about her childhood as. 'A decade ago I fell ill,' writes Inga Clendinnen at the beginning of *Tiger's Eye*. 'Fall is the right word; it is almost as alarming and quite as precipitous as falling in love.' In this deeply personal book an eminent historian explores her own history.

She dramatises the ways in which illness challenges and subverts the self, and explores how writing can become part of the imperative to. Dr Inga Clendinnen at a book signing following the Friends celebration at the National Library of Australia, 30 October by Damian McDonald (Visual) Interview with Inga Clendinnen, retired academic and writer by Inga Clendinnen (Recording) [Inga Clendinnen] (Visual).

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Inga Clendinnen has set about to explore this gap at its most difficult point: where it touches what we have come to think of as core human values. The question she seeks to answer in her book. INGA CLENDINNEN passed away in Melbourne, Victoria. The obituary was featured in The Age on SeptemThe Age on Septemand The Age on October 2, Inga Clendinnen was one of Australia’s greatest writers and thinkers.

This selection covers the full scope of her writing, from Tiger’s Eye to Aztecs, from Boyer Lectures to essays on all manner of rich array is introduced by acclaimed historian James Boyce, who.

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Was a fan of Inga Clendinnen before I started reading this book. Still a fan but it's really a slog. I stopped reading it a while ago and probably won't return. Kind of a slow and grinding analysis of largely inferred cultural practices.

Turns out I like books with stories/5(12). Inga Clendinnen is a writer, academic and historian whose work on Aztec and Mayan cultures and the Holocaust has been praised around the world.

Recently, she has also turned her attention to the historical relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Inher book, Reading the Holocaust, was named best book of the year by the New York Times and won the.

An astonishing memoir by one of Australia's greatest writers. Clendinnen takes us on a journey into dangerous territory in which her body, her mind and her life are irrevocably changed.

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Inthe city of Tenochtitlan, magnificent centre of the Aztec empire, fell Brand: Cambridge University Press.The author, Inga Clendinnen, aimed to reconstruct the story of the European and Australian interaction from both perspectives compared to one point of view. Since authors often make one interpretation and discuss their view in their novel, her intention was to be mutual on both sides, so the reader.