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Memorials, Sacred Places, and Memory

John Paul Eberhard

in Brain Landscape: The Coexistence of Neuroscience and Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195331721
eISBN:
9780199864058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331721.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter is devoted to how the brain/mind responds to human views of the sacred, including a discussion of the architecture of sacred places and religious buildings. It describes memorials in ... More


“The Hero Is Us”: Representations of Germany since the 1960s

Brian C. Etheridge

in Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter observes how the first two decades of the postwar period established patterns for understanding Germany and Germanness that endured for the rest of the twentieth century. As the Berlin ... More


Conclusion: McVeigh Memorialized

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book concludes by focusing on the memorialization of Timothy McVeigh ten years after he was executed. It suggests that the presences of McVeigh and his co-conspirators have not been altogether ... More


Conclusion: McVeigh Memorialized

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book concludes by focusing on the memorialization of Timothy McVeigh ten years after he was executed. It suggests that the presences of McVeigh and his co-conspirators have not been altogether ... More


Painful Memory

Dean MacCannell

in The Ethics of Sightseeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter suggests that pleasurable and painful memory converge in every attraction, and that every attraction stages an ethical meeting ground of the wonderful and the dreadful. An attraction ... More


Commemorating the Dead: The Taipei Martyrs Shrine and 2–28 Memorial Halls

Kirk A. Denton

in The Landscape of Historical Memory: The Politics of Museums and Memorial Culture in Post-Martial Law Taiwan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528578
eISBN:
9789888528905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528578.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 explores the treatment of martyrs in various exhibitionary spaces in Taiwan. KMT forms of martyrdom are on display at the Taipei Martyrs Shrine (忠烈祠‎), which commemorates soldiers and ... More


Tezuka and Takarazuka: Intertwined Roots of Japanese Popular Culture

Makiko Yamanashi

in Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

One of the most important artists in Japanese animation and comics, particularly manga and anime, is Tezuka Osamu (1928–1989), who has written about 700 titles of manga and produced about 70 titles ... More


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