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China: Nationalizing Memory of the Nanjing Massacre

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China from 1971 to 1989. The year 1982 was a turning point in the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China. Fears of ... More


‘Nothing Except Commas’ Jews, Palestinians, and the Torment of Displacement

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Jews and Palestinians alike experienced displacement as a painful and disfiguring process. Following a discussion of the consequences of the Holocaust in Central Europe, including the experience of ... More


Fighting the Postwar in Little Saigon

Phuong Nguyen

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Studies of Vietnamese Americans have traditionally shared a linear assimilationist framework, whereby “good” refugees have successfully moved beyond the Vietnam War while “bad” refugees continue to ... More


Historical Memory of the Disaster

Charles B. Strozier

in Until the Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158985
eISBN:
9780231529921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158985.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the historical memory of 9/11 ten years after the disaster. In the videos and documentaries, in the photographs, in the murals and tattoos, and in the minds and hearts of New ... More


Confronting the Anti-German Museum: (West) Germany and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1979–1993

Jacob S. Eder

in Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237820
eISBN:
9780190237851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237820.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This chapter explores the opposition of the Kohl government and its associates to the establishment of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington, DC. Kohl and his advisors ... More


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