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Genocide, collective violence, and popular memory : the politics of remembrance in the twentieth century, David E. Lorey, William H. Beezley editors

Label
Genocide, collective violence, and popular memory : the politics of remembrance in the twentieth century
Title
Genocide, collective violence, and popular memory
Title remainder
the politics of remembrance in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
David E. Lorey, William H. Beezley editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Genocide, Collective Violence, and Popular Memory: The Politics of Remembrance in the Twentieth Century, the editors present and discuss the many different social responses to the challenge of coming to terms with past reigns of terror and collective violence. Designed for undergraduate courses in political violence and revolution, this volume treats a wide variety of incidents of collective violence-from decades-long genocide to short-lived massacres. The selection of essays provides a broad range of thought-provoking case studies from Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. This provocat
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Dewey number
304.6/63
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Lorey, David E.,
  • Beezley, William H.,
Series statement
World beat series
Series volume
no. 1
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  • Genocide
  • Genocide
  • Memory
  • World politics
Label
Genocide, collective violence, and popular memory : the politics of remembrance in the twentieth century, David E. Lorey, William H. Beezley editors
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The World Beat Series; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; About the Editors; Table of Contents; Introduction; Latin America; 1 -- Irruptions of Memory; A Possible Democracy; Ceremonies, Sites and Irruptions; Human Rights in a Pacted Transition; Memory and the Moral Authority of Democracy; Notes; 2 -- Layers of Memories; Argentina: Between Truth, Remembrance and Nunca Más; The Trial and the Role of Testimony; Societal Memory, Public Commemorations; Layers of Personal Memory; Some Concluding Remarks: Levels, Layers, Strata of Memory; Notes; 3 -- The Unmaking of Rigoberta Menchú; Africa
  • 4 -- Ethnicity and the Politics of History in RwandaContested Histories; Colonial State Building, Ethnic Polarization, and the 1959 Revolution; Contests Over Power and the Dynamics of Fear; Conclusion; Notes; 5 -- The Burdens of Truth; Introduction; Summary of the Mandate of the TRC; The Psychological Impact of the TRC on Individuals; Evaluation of the Support Services Set up by the TRC; Conclusion; Notes; References; Asia; 6 -- The Cambodian Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crimes; The Museum Compound; S-21-The Prison; The Establishment of the Museum
  • Constructions of Meaning by the State-The People's Republic of KampucheaThe "Standard Total View"; Conclusion; Notes; References; Acknowledgments; 7 -- Buajingan!; Before the Fall; After the Fall; Notes; 8 -- Mnemosyne Abroad; Memory and Endurance; Differences in Chinese and Jewish Cosmology; Expressions of the Commitment to Remembrance; The Holocaust and The Cultural Revolution; The Historian as Physician of Memory; Notes; 9 -- Acting Out Democracy; China's Spring as Political Theater; Interpreting the Political Theater; A Comparative Perspective; Notes; References
  • Germany and Japan: Legacies of World War10 -- War Stories; Notes; 11 -- Photography, National Identity, and the "Cataract of Times"; Notes; Suggested Reading
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ocn654286206
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1 online resource (xxxiii, 258 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780742581463
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illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)654286206
Label
Genocide, collective violence, and popular memory : the politics of remembrance in the twentieth century, David E. Lorey, William H. Beezley editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The World Beat Series; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; About the Editors; Table of Contents; Introduction; Latin America; 1 -- Irruptions of Memory; A Possible Democracy; Ceremonies, Sites and Irruptions; Human Rights in a Pacted Transition; Memory and the Moral Authority of Democracy; Notes; 2 -- Layers of Memories; Argentina: Between Truth, Remembrance and Nunca Más; The Trial and the Role of Testimony; Societal Memory, Public Commemorations; Layers of Personal Memory; Some Concluding Remarks: Levels, Layers, Strata of Memory; Notes; 3 -- The Unmaking of Rigoberta Menchú; Africa
  • 4 -- Ethnicity and the Politics of History in RwandaContested Histories; Colonial State Building, Ethnic Polarization, and the 1959 Revolution; Contests Over Power and the Dynamics of Fear; Conclusion; Notes; 5 -- The Burdens of Truth; Introduction; Summary of the Mandate of the TRC; The Psychological Impact of the TRC on Individuals; Evaluation of the Support Services Set up by the TRC; Conclusion; Notes; References; Asia; 6 -- The Cambodian Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crimes; The Museum Compound; S-21-The Prison; The Establishment of the Museum
  • Constructions of Meaning by the State-The People's Republic of KampucheaThe "Standard Total View"; Conclusion; Notes; References; Acknowledgments; 7 -- Buajingan!; Before the Fall; After the Fall; Notes; 8 -- Mnemosyne Abroad; Memory and Endurance; Differences in Chinese and Jewish Cosmology; Expressions of the Commitment to Remembrance; The Holocaust and The Cultural Revolution; The Historian as Physician of Memory; Notes; 9 -- Acting Out Democracy; China's Spring as Political Theater; Interpreting the Political Theater; A Comparative Perspective; Notes; References
  • Germany and Japan: Legacies of World War10 -- War Stories; Notes; 11 -- Photography, National Identity, and the "Cataract of Times"; Notes; Suggested Reading
Control code
ocn654286206
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742581463
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654286206

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