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Out of Place: Fetal References in Japanese Mythology and Cultural Memory

Jane Marie Law

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter explores three references to fetal imagery in Japanese mythology and cultural memory where the fetal reference clearly works as symbol. Though historically dispersed, these three ... More


Selling Chineseness and Marketing Chinese New Year: Corporate Sponsorship, Television Broadcasts, and Counter Memory

Chiou-Ling Yeh

in Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253506
eISBN:
9780520942431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253506.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the rise of the Pacific Rim economy, the restructuring of global economies, the image of wealthy immigrants, and the prevailing model minority narrative, Chinese Americans became “dream ... More


Contesting Public Memory

Douglas A. Boyd and W. Fitzhugh Brundage

in Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134086
eISBN:
9780813135892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134086.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how dominant and subordinated memories interact in an oral history project and examines the dynamic between public and historical memory through multiple community symbols such ... More


The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Tara Martin López

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the midst of the freezing winter of 1978-79, more than 2,000 strikes, infamously coined the “Winter of Discontent,” erupted across Britain as workers rejected the then Labour Government’s ... More


Conclusion: Is This Who We Want to Be?

Jeanne Morefield

in Empires Without Imperialism: Anglo-American Decline and the Politics of Deflection

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199387328
eISBN:
9780199345397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387328.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Conclusion begins by examining the narrative of “who we are” as it appears in the security speeches of President Barack Obama. It then reflects upon the kinds of critical discourses that, in the ... More


La mujer sin cabeza: haunting and community

Deborah Martin

in The cinema of Lucrecia Martel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090349
eISBN:
9781526109606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090349.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3 deals with La mujer sin cabeza,which appears to allude to the Argentine dictatorship of 1976-82 and to the disappeared. The chapter proposes that this film can be understood as a form of ... More


Transforming Memory into Literary Narratives about the Past

Eve-Marie Becker

in The Birth of Christian History: Memory and Time from Mark to Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300165098
eISBN:
9780300165371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300165098.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter reflects on the early Christian shape of literary religious memory. The earliest Christian memorial culture does not stand alone. In order to develop, especially by literary means, it ... More


Ghosts of the Past: Myth and the Winter of Discontent

Tara Martin López

in The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter explores how the Winter of Discontent has been mythologized and indelibly set in popular memory. The author argues that Conservative Party and New Labour politics have been especially ... More


Spectral Spaces of Counter-Memory

Athena Athanasiou

in Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420143
eISBN:
9781474434904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420143.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

How does the political action of reclaiming a public space for remembering others and otherwise work to transfigure the polis and the ways in which it comes to organize its remembrance? The ... More


Introduction: Structures of Feeling and the Reformation of Emotions

Steven Mullaney

in The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226547633
eISBN:
9780226117096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117096.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The introduction clarifies the use of “social emotions” and discusses the concept in relation to debates over the nature and historicity of emotions in the social sciences and the humanities. It ... More


Introduction

Akiko Takenaka

in Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction proposes the framework of study, namely, to examine Yasukuni Shrine through its three components, Yasukuni the belief, Yasukuni the site, and Yasukuni the issue. It also outlines the ... More


Irish Republican Memory as Counter-Memory

Kevin Hearty

in Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter critically examines the inter-communal contestation over policing memory. It contextualises this dimension to memory contestation in contemporary Northern Ireland by drawing on ... More


Ghost Stories, Bone Flutes, Cannibal Counter-memory

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter has three objectives: First, it seeks to forge an unholy alliance between the cannibal and the ghost, and to explore their interworkings in the context of revisionist Caribbean history. ... More


Introduction: The Collective Memories of the Persian War

David C. Yates

in States of Memory: The Polis, Panhellenism, and the Persian War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190673543
eISBN:
9780190673574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673543.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Introduction situates the thesis within current scholarship and explores its broader implications, particularly with regard to Herodotus, panhellenism, and the influence of Philip and Alexander ... More


Pre-Forgetting: Before 1798

Guy Beiner

in Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

Paradoxical as it may seem, memory can pre-date history, and even more surprisingly, forgetting can precede remembering. Historical events are perceived through the ‘prememory’ of reference to ... More


Amnesty and Amnesia: The Aftermath of 1798

Guy Beiner

in Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

Policies of pacification through amnesty imply the promise of forgetting and forgiving. However, the attempt to decree collective amnesia from above is subject to contestation. The brutal suppression ... More


Reclaiming Nostalgia

Michalinos Zembylas

in Emotion and Traumatic Conflict: Reclaiming Healing in Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199982769
eISBN:
9780190267186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982769.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter attempts to complicate the reading of nostalgia in the cultural politics of education, arguing that the blind rhetoric of nostalgia for an idealized past can and should be critiqued in ... More


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