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Genocide, collective violence, and popular memory : the politics of remembrance in the twentieth century

Author: David E Lorey; William H Beezley
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2002.
Series: World beat series, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlights the importance of history in general, emphasizing the importance of symbols, ritual, language, and the use of public spaces in coming to terms with episodes of collective violence and achieving national reconciliation.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Genocide, collective violence, and popular memory.
Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2002
(OCoLC)654286206
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David E Lorey; William H Beezley
ISBN: 0842029818 9780842029810 0842029826 9780842029827
OCLC Number: 47844707
Description: xxxiii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Latin America. Irruptions of memory / Alexander Wilde --
Layers of Memories / Alizabeth Jelin and Susana G. Kaufman --
Africa. Ethnicity and the politics of history in Rwanda / Catharine Newbury --
The burdens of truth / Brandon Hamber --
Asia. The Cambodian Tuol Sleng Museum of genocidal crimes / Judy Ledgerwood --
Buajingan! Indonesian art, literature, and state violence around the downfall of president Soeharto / Rob Goodfellow and M. Dwi Marianto --
Mnemosne abroad / Vera Schwarcz --
Acting out democracy / Joseph W. Esherick and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom --
Germany and Japan: legacies of World War. War Stories / Robert G. Moeller --
Photography, national identity, and the "Cataract of times" / Julia A. Thomas.
Series Title: World beat series, no. 1.
Responsibility: David E. Lorey, William H. Beezley editors.

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The twentieth century has been scarred by political violence and genocide, reaching its extreme in the Holocaust. Yet, at the same time, the century has been marked by a growing commitment to human  Read more...

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