Contested pasts : the politics of memory /

This inter-disciplinary volume demonstrates, from a range of perspectives, the complex cultural work and struggles over meaning that lie at the heart of what we call memory.

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Other Authors: Hodgkin, Katharine, 1961-, Radstone, Susannah
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series:Routledge studies in memory and narrative.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Contested pasts / Katharine Hodgkin and Susannah Radstone
  • Transforming memory
  • The massacre at the Fosse Ardeatine: history, myth, ritual and symbol / Alessandro Portelli
  • Memories and histories, public and private: after the Finnish Civil War / Anne Heimo and Ulla-Maija Peltonen
  • War, history, and the education of (Canadian) memory / Graham Carr
  • 'We would never have come without you': generations of nostalgia / Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer
  • Remembering suffering: trauma and history
  • The traumatic paradox: autobiographical documentary and the psychology of memory / Janet Walker
  • Memories of violence in interviews with Basque nationalist women / Carrie Hamilton
  • Sale of the century? Memory and historical consciousness in Australia / Paula Hamilton
  • 'Brothers and sisters, do not be afraid of me': trauma, history and the therapeutic imagination in the new South Africa / Christopher J. Colvin
  • Patterning the national past
  • Nationalism and memory at the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide Crimes, Phnom Penh, Cambodia / Rachel Hughes
  • The death of socialism and the afterlife of its monuments: making and marketing the past in Budapest's Statue Park Museum / Maya Nadkarni
  • From contested to consensual memory: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum / Robert Burgoyne
  • 'Dead Man': film, colonialism, and memory / Chris Healy
  • And then silence ...
  • Memories between silence and oblivion / Luisa Passerini.