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

Ronen Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739248
eISBN:
9781501739255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739248.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines how those who lived through the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution struggled to come to terms with it. It shows that, contrary to claims that are made often in the ... More


Challenges and Opportunities in EU-China Relations

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

EU-China ties have evolved from the early tentative contacts in the late 1970s to a full-blown 'strategic partnership.' But doubt needs to be cast on the foundations of this relationship: what are ... More


How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Yingyi Qian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

As China has transformed itself from a centrally planned economy to a market economy, economists have tried to understand and interpret the success of Chinese reform. As the Chinese economist Yingyi ... More


The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell

Harry S. Laver and Jeffrey J. Matthews (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174723
eISBN:
9780813174778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174723.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Art of Command provides biographical and topical portraits of exceptional leaders from all four branches of the United States armed forces. Laver and Matthews have identified eleven core ... More


Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Ibrahim Fraihat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

While toppling decades-old authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Libya, and Yemen took only months, rebuilding these states will likely take years. This book argues that to transition to sustainable ... More


Discourse, normative change and the quest for reconciliation in global politics

Judith Renner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088025
eISBN:
9781781705872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088025.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a new and critical perspective on the global reconciliation technology by highlighting its contingent and highly political character as an authoritative practice of post-conflict ... More


Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Drucilla Cornell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book grapples with fundamental questions regarding what type of revolution took place in South Africa over a more than 50 year long struggle. Each chapter grapples with the questions related to ... More


Andean Truths: Transitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post-Shining Path Peru

Anne Lambright

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382516
eISBN:
9781786945471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Andean Truths: Transitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post-Shining Path Peru studies how literature, drama, film, and the visual arts contest the dominant narrative of national ... More


Silencing Schreber: Freud, Lacan, Rejection and Foreclosure

Peter Goodrich

in Schreber's Law: Jurisprudence and Judgment in Transition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474426565
eISBN:
9781474453714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426565.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Freud came upon a copy of Memoirs of My Nervous Illness and proceeded to diagnose the Judge as suffering from dementiaparanoides, occasioned by homosexual ideation. That diagnosis now seems rather ... More


East Timor: Trials and Tribulations

Sylvia de Bertodano

in Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo, and Cambodia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276745
eISBN:
9780191707650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276745.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

One of the major issues facing the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) when it arrived in East Timor in October 1999 was the question of how those responsible for the ... More


Introduction: Approaching the Aftermath 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/9781501739248.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introductory chapter opens up the question of how to approach the aftermath of the Terror. Most of revolutionary historiography is focused on the origins of the event, not on its aftermath. This ... More


Accountability: The Case of Joseph Le Bon

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/9781501739248.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the question of accountability after the Terror through a close analysis of the case of Joseph Le Bon, a public official who was put on trial for his role in the repression. ... More


Conclusion

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/9781501739248.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion to the book makes the case that there is a connection between the political, social, and cultural transformations of the French Revolution and current debates on transitional justice ... More


East Timor

M. Anne Brown

in Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering: The Promotion of Human Rights in International Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061059
eISBN:
9781781700365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061059.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

East Timor was forcibly incorporated into Indonesia in 1975 and managed to become independent almost twenty-five years later. Now the territory, poised on the edge of statehood, is undergoing ... More


Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

Chandra Sriram (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190628567
eISBN:
9780190686567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628567.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The social and political uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, designated the “Arab Spring” because the most visible ruptures appeared in the spring of 2011, drew global ... More


Revisiting the Arab Uprisings: The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment

Stéphane Lacroix and Jean-Pierre Filiu (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876081
eISBN:
9780190943097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876081.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Since 2013, the Middle East has experienced a double trend of chaos and civil war, on the one hand, and the return of authoritarianism, on the other. That convergence has eclipsed the political ... More


Between Royal Pardons and Acts of Oblivion: The Transitional Justice of Cosmo Manuche and James Compton, Earl of Northampton

Bernadette Meyler

in Theaters of Pardoning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739330
eISBN:
9781501739392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739330.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the 1650s, tragicomedies continued to be composed in which pardoning played a central role. These often took a royalist perspective and reinvigorated a sovereign pardon along the lines of ... More


Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Sonali Chakravarti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1996-1998) was an unprecedented step in developing an institution of transitional justice that incorporated emotional responses to mass violence ... More


Drawing the Line: Toward an Aesthetics of Transitional Justice

Carrol Clarkson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254156
eISBN:
9780823260898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254156.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Drawing the Line examines the ways in which cultural, political, and legal lines are imagined, drawn, crossed, erased, and redrawn in post-apartheid South Africa— through literary texts, artworks, ... More


Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Andrew A. G. Ross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the complex and creative role of emotion in global politics. From casual observers to trained experts, people care about challenges such as terrorism, violent conflict, and ... More


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