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War memories : commemoration, recollections, and writings on war

War memories : commemoration, recollections, and writings on war

Author: Renée Dickason; Stéphanie A H Bélanger
Publisher: Montréal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Human dimensions in foreign policy, military studies, and security studies, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"War Memories explores the patchwork formed by collective memory, public remembrance, private recollection, and the ways in which they form a complex composition of observations, initiatives, and experiences. Offering an international perspective on war commemoration, contributors consider the process of assembling historical facts and subjective experiences to show how these points of view diverge according to  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: War memories.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Renée Dickason; Stéphanie A H Bélanger
ISBN: 9780773547933 0773547932 9780773547940 0773547940
OCLC Number: 948339670
Description: vii, 435 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE REAPPROPRIATING HISTORY: MONUMENTS AND COMMEMORATIONS --
1. Their Forgotten War: Veterans and the Korean War in American Memory / Christine Knauer --
2. Aesthetics versus Ownership: Artists and Soldiers in the Design of the National Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC / Judith Keene --
3. Australia's Memorial Building on the Western Front, 1916 --
2015 / Joan Beaumont --
4. Monument Missions: Remembrance, Reconstruction, and Transatlantic Memory in Postwar Europe, 1945 --
1962 / Sam Edwards --
5. The Time Has Come to Talk of Many Things: Wars, and Deaths, and Remembrance in Graham Swift's Wish You Were Here / Isabelle Roblin --
6."The Distant Shores of Freedom": Recollecting and Rehabilitating Vietnam in America / Subarno Chattarji Note continued: 7. Frame Stories of War Narratives in Contemporary War Testimonies: How the Canadian Soldier Tells His Own Experience of War through the Lenses of Historical War Narratives / Michelle Moore --
8.A Duty to Remember, a Duty to Forget: Examining Americans' Unequal Memories of the War on Armenians and the War on Jews / Melissa King --
9. Representing My Lai: Duty of Memory or Memory of Duty? / Raphael Ricaud --
10. Zimbabwean Liberation War Memories: Two Perspectives --
Harvest of Thorns (Shimmer Chinodya) and Echoing Silences (Alexander Kanengoni) / Annie Gagiano --
11."What does it matter to us?" War and the Masculine Ideal in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and L.M. Montgomery's Rilla of Ingleside / Laura M. Robinson --
12.(Re)Telling World War II in British Comic-Land from the 1940s to the 1960s / Renee Dickason --
13. War Memory in British Soldier Songs of the First World War / John Mullen Note continued: 14. Stanley Spencer: A Very Private Memorial / Liliane Louvel --
15. Shining Faces: Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line in the Light of Levinas / Gilles Chamerois --
16. Our War (B B C 3) --
The War in Afghanistan as Filmed by British Soldiers: From Capturing the Real to Building a Narrative and a Discourse / David Haigron --
17. Diary as Activism: The Case of The Diary of an Unknown Soldier / Georges Fournier --
18. Tunes of Glory or Jarring Notes? Filming the Great War in Music: Oh! What a Lovely War (Richard Attenborough, 1969) and War Requiem (Derek Jarman, 1989) / Nicole Cloarec --
19. Integration Politics and the New Zealand Army: The Fate of the Maori Battalion in the Wake of the Second World War / Corinne David-Ives --
20. Remembering the Black Diggers: From "the Great Silence" to "Conspicuous Commemoration"? / Elizabeth Rechniewski
Series Title: Human dimensions in foreign policy, military studies, and security studies, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Stéphanie A.H. Bélanger and Renée Dickason.


Shaping individual and collective war memories through the art of commemoration.  Read more...


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