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Final chapter: portraying the exhumation and reburial of Polish Jewish Holocaust victims in the pages of yizkor books

Gabriel N. Finder

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

In the immediate aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust, Poland was quite literally a vast Jewish cemetery. In fields, forests, by the side of roads, and in Jewish cemeteries throughout the ... More


War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Thomas H. Conner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Every year, people from all over the world visit American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) sites, from Normandy, France, to Busan, South Korea, to Corozal, Panama. At rest in the twenty-six ... More


Improving the urban image

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, improvements to urban landscapes, their profitability, and populations were made across Great Britain. Some took the form of new commercial ... More


The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Philipp Niewohner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Anatolia was the only major part of the Roman Empire that did not fall in late antiquity, but remained continuously under Roman rule through the eleventh century. Anatolia can, therefore, show the ... More


“Such an Asylum of Wretchedness”: Anti–Slave Trade Reception Centers, Hospitals, and Cemeteries

Manuel Barcia

in The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300215854
eISBN:
9780300252019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215854.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Creating safe havens for the Africans seized on board slave ships was from early on a necessity for all those involved in putting into practice abolitionist policies throughout the Atlantic. This ... More


Dr. Hope and Dr. Despair

Peter Thomson

in Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195170511
eISBN:
9780197562208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170511.003.0028
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The road from Irkutsk to Lake Baikal, unlike the roads we traveled with Andrei approaching the lake’s eastern shore, is smooth, straight, and well ... More


160°

Peter Thomson

in Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195170511
eISBN:
9780197562208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170511.003.0030
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

If you missed the fences and the swath of open land in the woods that mark the border, you can’t help but notice that you’ve finally left Russia because ... More


Jewish War Cemeteries in Western Galicia

Adam Bartosz

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is an overview of the Jewish war graves in western Galicia. Jewish soldiers were part of the multinational Austrian army. They fought on all fronts of the First World War and were killed ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Migration: An Archaeological Case Study of Disruption

Catherine Hills

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Saxon migration to Britain during the fifth century AD. The key question is the extent to which there was migration from northern Europe to what became England, and ... More


Kamarina

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver

in Bioarchaeology of Classical Kamarina: Life and Death in Greek Sicily

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061122
eISBN:
9780813051406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061122.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 2, which also contains background and contextual information, presents a summary of the geography, history and archaeology of Kamarina. It concludes with a description of Kamarina’s ... More


A Scottish effect?

Angela McCarthy and T.M. Devine

in Tea and Empire: James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119056
eISBN:
9781526128201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119056.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

James Taylor, of his fellow countrymen, had the most impact on the history of Sri Lanka but he was by no means the only Scot to make his mark there. Indeed, a tradition emerged within the British ... More


The Afterlives of the Dead

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0033
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Many of the dead in both armies are buried in shallow graves on or near the field of battle. Some are retrieved by family or friends and carried home for burial in “body baskets,” preserved in a ... More


Archeology and the City

Joshua J. Schwartz

in The City in Roman Palestine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098822
eISBN:
9780197560914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098822.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The complexities of city life in the Roman period and the rich varieties of urban existence during that time have not always been revealed by the spade of the archeologist. Much mentioned in the ... More


Pubs, Drunkards, and Licensing Laws

Daniel Sperber

in The City in Roman Palestine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098822
eISBN:
9780197560914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098822.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

We now move on from the marketplace to the pubs and drinking houses, which as we have already seen, were to be found in the periphery of the market area. Here again we shall see that at times a ... More


Ur: Modernity and the Matter of Antiquity between Two World Wars

Billie Melman

in Empires of Antiquities: Modernity and the Rediscovery of the Ancient Near East, 1914-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824558
eISBN:
9780191863332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824558.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography, Cultural History

Chapter 5 focuses on Ur, Tell al-Muqayyar, in southern Iraq, and the discovery and popularization, after the First World War, of Sumerian civilization, largely unknown until then. Excavated between ... More


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