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The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Susanne C. Knittel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Historical Uncanny explores the ways in which cultural memories that pose uncomfortable challenges to the self-understanding of the remembering public are often systematically disregarded. The ... More


A Lincoln for the Masses: Daniel Chester French's Seated Lincoln (1922), Washington, D.C.

James A. Percoco

in Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. remains the greatest public space in America, the ultimate destination monument. It is unlikely that the two men most responsible for ... More


“On the Altar of Our Common Country”: Contested Commemorations of the Civil War

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines efforts by New Bedford's white and black communities to shape local and national memories of the Civil War. Americans' “memory work” through the late nineteenth century ... More


Dialogue with the Dead: The Yasukuni Shinto Shrine and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Yuki Miyamoto

in Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240500
eISBN:
9780823240548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240500.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

War memory, especially the one fought under the name of nation-states, serve to the foundation of national memory that binds a nation of people together. With this chapter's interlocutor, Buddhist ... More


Conflict and Commemoration: Two Berlin Memorials

Henry W. Pickford

in The Sense of Semblance: Philosophical Analyses of Holocaust Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245406
eISBN:
9780823250776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245406.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After first tracing differences between first generation lived experience and second and third generation transmission of knowledge of the Holocaust to justify substituting the notion of “social ... More


The Second Inaugural Address: The Spoken Words

John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer, and Dawn Vogel

in Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address was delivered on the fourth of March 1865. Many know this address primarily because of the opening lines of the last paragraph, “With malice toward none; ... More


The Sense of Semblance: Philosophical Analyses of Holocaust Art

Henry W. Pickford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245406
eISBN:
9780823250776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Holocaust artworks intuitively must fulfill at least two criteria: artistic (lest they be merely historical documents) and historical (lest they distort the Holocaust or become merely artworks). The ... More


Lessons of War: Three Civil War Veterans and the Goals of Postwar Education

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In this essay, Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai argues that the American Civil War strengthened rather than weakened three college-educated individuals’ commitment to lessons about gentlemanly character. ... More


Conclusion

Gilya Gerda Schmidt

in Süssen Is Now Free of Jews: World War II, the Holocaust, and Rural Judaism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243297
eISBN:
9780823243334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243297.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The experience of researching the lives, the suffering, the losses, and the very few triumphs of the Lang and Ottenheimer families, as well as other Jewish families such as Lilo Guggenheim Levine’s ... More


Post-Nazi Süssen: An Attempt at Reconciliation

Gilya Gerda Schmidt

in Süssen Is Now Free of Jews: World War II, the Holocaust, and Rural Judaism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243297
eISBN:
9780823243334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243297.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A request for a birth certificate from Ruth Lang Lemberger, former resident of Süssen, set the process in motion that ended in a reconciliation between members of the Lang family (though not Ruth) ... More


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