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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 Remembered Community: Public Memory and the Reemergence of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma

Andrew Denson

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the roles played by public history and historical memory in the reconstruction of the Cherokee Nation in twentieth-century Oklahoma. The United States dismantled the Cherokee ... More


Introduction: finding and remembering Elizabeth Isham

Isaac Stephens

in The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Introduction lays out the central sources, themes, questions, and methods utilized in this microhistory of Elizabeth Isham. With the ‘Booke of Remembrance’ as the foundational source of the book, ... More


No Way Out? Post-Soviet Ukraine’s Memory Wars in Comparative Perspective

Oxana Shevel

in Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Oxana Shevel takes up the theme of historical memory as a central component of Ukrainian identity. Conceptions of history have become pivotal in understanding what it means to be Ukrainian, and in ... More


Narrative Life Span, in the Wake: Benjamin and Arendt

Sarah Clift

in Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254200
eISBN:
9780823261161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254200.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter draws on texts by Walter Benjamin and Hannah Arendt to establish the framework of the book as a whole. For both Arendt and Benjamin, the narrative form is the predominant expression of ... More


The Tourists: Basking in Cherokee History in Southern Appalachia

Andrew Denson

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the 1920s and 30s, tourism in southern Appalachia created a new public awareness of the region's Cherokee history. With the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP), the ... More


The Centennial: Chattanooga Marks the One-Hundredth Anniversary of the Trail of Tears

Andrew Denson

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1938 civic and business leaders in Chattanooga organized an elaborate festival to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga and the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding ... More


The National Trail

Andrew Denson

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the early 1980s, the National Park Service began exploring the idea of creating a national trail dedicated to Cherokee removal. The planning and designation of this national trail became a ... More


The Drama: Performing Cherokee Removal in the Termination Era

Andrew Denson

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1950, the outdoor drama Unto These Hills debuted in Cherokee, North Carolina. The play, which became one of the most popular tourism attractions in southern Appalachia, depicted Cherokee history ... More


Annals of the Yellow Emperor: Reconstructing Public Memory of the Mao Era

Wu Si and Sebastian Veg (eds)

in Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

For several decades, Yanhuang Chunqiu (Annals of the Yellow Emperor) enjoyed a unique status among Chinese publications as a monthly magazine that was both the publication of a state-owned unit and ... More


Guillermo Del Toro’s Transnational Political Horror: Cronos (1993), El Espinazo Del Diablo (The Devil’S Backbone 2001) and El Laberinto Del Fauno (Pan’S Labyrinth 2006)

Dolores Tierney

in New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3 looks at Guillermo del Toro’s horror trilogy Cronos, El espinazo del diablo and El laberinto del fauno. Using the frameworks of feminism, Marx and Freud it explores how horror and horrific ... More


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