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Archival Others: The Vietnamese as Absent Presence in the Historical Record

Long T. Bui

in Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479817061
eISBN:
9781479864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817061.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the Vietnam War Center and Archive located at Texas Tech University, the largest collection of personal artifacts and materials related to the Vietnam War in the United States. ... More


Divided Loyalties: America’s Moral Obligation in the PostCold War Era

Phuong Tran Nguyen

in Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041358
eISBN:
9780252099953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041358.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on changes in refugee identity and political power in the post-Cold War era. Often depicted as a period in which all sides but the refugees opted for reconciliation, the 1990s ... More


Placemaking

Christine M. E. Guth

in Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on an eclectic selection of site-specific projects from the past two decades that feature adaptations of “The Great Wave” whose realization is inextricably entwined with ... More


Martyrdom and Memory: Monuments, Memorials, and Museums for Dead Heroes

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the continuing role of the postsocialist state in propagating the memory of revolutionary martyrs through museums and memorial sites. It first sketches some historical ... More


Heroic Resistance and Victims of Atrocity: Negotiating the Memory of Japanese Imperialism

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at three important museums/memorial sites devoted to Japanese imperialism and to atrocities committed by the imperial army: Memorial of the People's War of Resistance against Japan ... More


Heroic Models and Exemplary Leaders: Memorial Halls

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at two kinds of memorial halls: those devoted to upstanding average people (Lei Feng) and those devoted to leaders (Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping). In the post-Mao era, the memorial ... More


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