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War, Peace, and Memory Politics in Central America *

Rachel Sieder

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the role of ‘memory politics’ – understood as the combination of official and unofficial attempts to deal with the legacy of past violations – in the struggle for ... More


 Memory and Commemoration

Suzanne Vromen

in Hidden Children of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181289
eISBN:
9780199870752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181289.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In the decades after the war Jews as genocide victims were not commemorated for they did not fit into a national heroic narrative. In the aftermath of the Eichmann trial in 1961 the Jewish genocide ... More


Pastist Externalism about Memory Content

Sven Bernecker

in Memory: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577569
eISBN:
9780191722820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577569.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Content externalism is the view that the individuation conditions of mental content depend, in part, on external or relational properties of the subject's environment rather than only on internal ... More


Justice, Politics, and Memory in the Spanish Transition

Paloma Aguilar

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In all processes of political change the emerging regime must face the difficult task of deciding what to do with the legacies of the former dictatorship, which people were working for the previous ... More


Memory and Jury Deliberation: The Benefits and Costs of Collective Remembering

William Hirst, Alin Coman, and Charles B. Stone

in Memory and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

Although psychology has intensely studied both eyewitness testimony and jury decision-making, there has only been minimal research on the efforts jury members make during deliberation to collectively ... More


Monument to Defeat: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in American Culture and Society

LAWRENCE A. TRITLE

in Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Monument or memorial? Defeat or withdrawal? The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC pays tribute to more than 58,000 Americans who died fighting an unpopular war. Yet today the ‘Wall’, as it ... More


Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Charlotte Linde

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes the role of narratives in institutions, showing how institutions use narratives to remember their past and project a future, and how people within institutions shape and are shaped ... More


Introduction: How Institutions Remember

Charlotte Linde

in Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter introduces the question of how institutions use narrative to remember, showing the importance not only of stories but of occasions on which they can be told. It reviews the key questions ... More


Comparing Cultures of Commemoration in Ancient and Modern Societies

POLLY LOW and GRAHAM OLIVER

in Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter surveys recent and current trends in the study of memory and commemoration, and also outlines the themes explored in the rest of the book: the forms of monuments, and the ... More


Cultural Trauma: Slavery and the Formation of African American Identity

Ron Eyerman

in Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235946
eISBN:
9780520936768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235946.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The trauma in question is slavery, which can be connected to collective memory, a form of remembrance which grounded the identity-formation of a person. There is a distinction between trauma as it ... More


Writing the Ineffable: The Representation of Testimony

Zoe Vania Waxman

in Writing the Holocaust: Identity, Testimony, Representation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541546
eISBN:
9780191709739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541546.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The concluding chapter argues that while the role of the witness has given survivors a sense of purpose, their testimony is inextricably mediated by the post-war concept of the Holocaust and by ... More


Other Elements of Reconciliation: Collective Memory, Shared History, and Justice

Ervin Staub

in Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the importance of establishing the complex truth about past group relations, justice, and moving toward a shared view of history, in healing and reconciliation. Establishing ... More


Introduction

Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, Mamphela Ramphele, and Pamela Reynolds

in Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223295
eISBN:
9780520924857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223295.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter introduces social trauma and the remaking of everyday life. It first discusses the coverage of the three volumes on violence, before explaining the ethnographies that are presented in ... More


Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Polly Low, Graham Oliver, and P.J. Rhodes (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book offers a comparative approach to the study of the commemoration of war. It draws together a set of contributions that combine to produce a considered approach to the changes and ... More


Memory and Experience

Hester Barron

in The 1926 Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199575046
eISBN:
9780191722196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575046.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the way in which the 1926 strike was remembered by those who lived through it, both in the romanticized story passed down in collective memory, and in the more diverse memories ... More


Ana Mendieta: Chiseling (in) Cuba

Iraida H. López

in Impossible Returns: Narratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061030
eISBN:
9780813051307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061030.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Devoted to the legacy of Ana Mendieta (1948–1985), chapter 3 explores the impact of the Cuban-American artist in Cuba, at the time of her visits in the early 1980s and thereafter. Research conducted ... More


Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church

Volker L. Menze

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534876
eISBN:
9780191716041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534876.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study historicizes the formation of the Syrian Orthodox Church in the first half of the 6th century. The Council of Chalcedon in 451 divided eastern Christianity, with those who were later ... More


Heritage, Memory, and Identity Work

Lee A. Smithey

in Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195395877
eISBN:
9780199914470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395877.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the potentials for cultural traditions or heritage work to contribute to conflict transformation in Northern Ireland. The construction of memory and identity are closely related ... More


Introduction

Zoe Vania Waxman

in Writing the Holocaust: Identity, Testimony, Representation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541546
eISBN:
9780191709739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541546.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the structure of the book, and provides a brief overview of each chapter and key concepts such as ‘collective memory’.


Personal, Collective, Mediated and New Memory Discourses

Joanne Garde-Hansen

in Media and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter will take the map of the key approaches to memory explored in chapter one and extrapolate them along personal, collective, manufactured and ‘new memory’ lines so as to show how these ... More


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