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Bury or display? The politics of exhumation in post-genocide Rwanda

Rémi Korman

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/9780719097560.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Contrary to other countries that suffered mass violence in the late twentieth century, such as Bosnia, the issue of individual identification or DNA identification has never been considered seriously ... More


Iran and Shiʿi Pilgrimage Networks: A Postrevolutionary Ideology

Kishwar Rizvi

in The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621166
eISBN:
9781469624952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621166.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Commemoration is central to the rituals of devotion and nationalism enacted in the Islamic Republic of Iran. This chapter pertains to Shiʿi networks that have moved beyond national boundaries to ... More


Beyond Appropriation: Reclaiming the Revolutionary Amichai

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter traces Amichai's reception and appropriation as a “national poet” of official celebrations in Israel and as a poet of simple religiosity in the Jewish American synagogue. Arguing that ... More


Race, Place, and Memory: Deep Currents in Wilmington, North Carolina

Margaret M. Mulrooney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054926
eISBN:
9780813053462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054926.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

A revealing work of public history that shows how communities remember their pasts in different ways to fit specific narratives, Race, Place, and Memory charts the ebb and flow of racial violence in ... More


Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

Andrew Denson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The 1830s forced removal of Cherokees from their southeastern homeland became the most famous event in the Indian history of the American South, an episode taken to exemplify a broader experience of ... More


The British Way

T. C. W. BLANNING

in The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660–1789

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227458
eISBN:
9780191678707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227458.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the great Händel Commemoration and how it exemplified the consolidation of a national culture of great power and durability. This posthumous apotheosis reveals a good deal ... More


The Cultural Memory of Georgian Glasgow

Craig Lamont

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474443272
eISBN:
9781474496476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443272.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book provides a long overdue reading of Scotland’s largest city as it was during the long eighteenth century. These formative years of Enlightenment, caught between the tumultuous ages of the ... More


Commemorating Race and Empire in the First World War Centenary

Ben Wellings and Shanti Sumartojo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940889
eISBN:
9781786944979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940889.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

First World War commemoration in Europe has been framed as a moment of national trial and as a collective European tragedy. But the ‘Great War for Civilisation’ was more than just a European ... More


Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Nicki Hitchcott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book provides an in-depth analysis of fictional responses written in response to the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Through the course of the book, the reader is taken on a journey from the events ... More


Commemoration, Heritage, and a Battlefield Park

Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley

in Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813136646
eISBN:
9780813141343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136646.003.0023
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter interprets the site of Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park built to commemorate the settlers who fought and died in the Battle of Blue Licks in 1782. The Kentucky Department of ... More


Esther and Jack in American History

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

In retirement, Esther and Jack continued to be active and were committed to preserving and disseminating the history of the black Left. Increasingly, they worked with scholars to educate the public ... More


From Radicals to Heroes of the Republic: Anarchism and National Identity in Costa Rica, 1900–1977

David Díaz-Arias

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines a generation of young Costa Rican intellectuals of middle-class origin who embraced anarchist ideals and called for social revolution in the second decade of the twentieth ... More


The Abolition of Slavery

Sophia Khadraoui-Fortune

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0018
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

April 24th 1998, a two-meter-high iron statue of a slave, arms raised towards the sky, breaking free from his/her chains, was erected clandestinely in Nantes, the primary French slave port of the ... More


Monuments Men: Among the Afterlives of France ’98

Cathal Kilcline

in Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781781382899
eISBN:
9781789629323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382899.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Recent years have seen a proliferation of sport-themed cultural, artistic, commemorative and pedagogical productions that interpret and illuminate identitarian debates in France, particularly in ... More


Charlemagne and Europe

Jinty Nelson

in British Academy Lectures 2013-14

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780197265864
eISBN:
9780191772016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265864.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The paper begins by asking what Europe has meant to medieval historians in recent times, focusing on some answers given in the 1990s and around the year 2000, and reflecting on the different ways ... More


Loyalism, Nationalism and the Army, 1790–1860

Nick Mansfield

in Soldiers as Citizens: Popular Politics and the Nineteenth-Century British Military

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620863
eISBN:
9781789623772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620863.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

In contrast to chapters 3, 4 and 5, this chapter examines the traditional anti-foreigner and particularly anti-French feeling shared by many working class people. It examines how this aided the ... More


Looking at youth

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 1 focuses on publications by several well-known youth workers who were also ex-combatants, to suggest the complex commemorative dimension to their work in boys' clubs, where ideas of ... More


Remembrance: The Mass Graves of the Terror

Ronen Steinberg (ed.)

in The Afterlives of the Terror: Facing the Legacies of Mass Violence in Postrevolutionary France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739248
eISBN:
9781501739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739248.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the commemoration of victims of the Terror. It focuses on the transformation of mass graves into expiatory monuments. This process began in the immediate aftermath of the Terror ... More


An Unhealed Wound: Britain and the First World War

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In Britain the First World War has been commemorated more than any other conflict. The small street shrines erected during the war years were soon replaced by memorials in stone and bronze in every ... More


Presence and Memory: Commemoration of the Buddha

Alexandra Green

in Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888390885
eISBN:
9789882204850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390885.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter Two examines the depicted events and scenes as expressions of religious commemoration and as promoting particular social, political, and religious hierarchies. The relationships between the ... More


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