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War, Peace, and Memory Politics in Central America *

Rachel Sieder

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the role of ‘memory politics’ – understood as the combination of official and unofficial attempts to deal with the legacy of past violations – in the struggle for ... More


Introduction

Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Carmen González‐Enríquez, and Paloma Aguilar

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The general aim of this book is to shed light on how countries deal with legacies of repression during a transition from authoritarian or totalitarian rule to democratic rule. Two broad kinds of ... More


Truth, Justice, Memory, and Democratization in the Southern Cone

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines how Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile fared with truth and justice policies after the transition from authoritarian rule, looking at the issue from an institutional and ... More


In Search of Identity: The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the Recreation of Russia

Nanci Adler

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores Russia’s attempts to come to terms with its Stalinist past in an endeavour to build a civil society based on the rule of law. It begins by examining the nature of Stalinist ... More


 Confronting the Communist Past

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Romania has been hard pressed to confront the communist past and its human rights infringements. Among religious denominations, the most tainted by collaboration with the repressive regime was the ... More


The Calm after the Storm: The Politics of Memory

Uğur Ümit Üngör

in The Making of Modern Turkey: Nation and State in Eastern Anatolia, 1913-1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603602
eISBN:
9780191729263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603602.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on aspects of Young Turk and Kemalist memory politics. It discusses how their memory politics intervened in existing patterns of social memory in the eastern provinces and ... More


Introduction

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter outlines the thrust of the book and provides the reader with a theoretical background. The author surveys the historiography of Hindenburg's career and his role in German ... 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


The Politics of Memory: Creating a Meaningful Past

Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten

in Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226135984
eISBN:
9780226136004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136004.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter, which discusses the “memory wars” that continue to be fought over the political meanings associated with the evacuation of refugee children from their homes to Eastern Europe during the ... More


A Theory of the Politics of Memory

Jan Kubik and Michael Bernhard

in Twenty Years After Communism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199375134
eISBN:
9780199375165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375134.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The chapter proposes a novel conceptualization of the politics of memory and commemoration and a theoretical framework designed to explain the emergence of different types of memory regimes. The ... More


Twenty Years After Communism

Michael Bernhard and Jan Kubik (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199375134
eISBN:
9780199375165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375134.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Remembering the past, especially as collectivity, is a political process; thus the politics of memory and commemoration is an integral part of the establishment of new political regimes, new ... More


Auschwitz: Site of Memories

Sławomir Kapralski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines memory understood as a public discourse that helps to build group identity; memory that is entangled in a relationship of mutual dependence with other identity-building ... More


Transitional Memories

H. Rosi Song

in Lost in Transition: Constructing Memory in Contemporary Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382875
eISBN:
9781781383988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382875.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Spanish political period that spanned from the death of dictator Francisco Franco in November 1975 to the victory of the Socialist Party (PSOE) in the election of 1982 has been held up by many as ... More


Beyond Mimesis: War, Memory, and History in Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers

Holger Pötzsch

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how movies function as “memory-making films” and the way an individual film is transposed into cultural memory. Offering a reading of Flags of Our Fathers (2006), it considers ... More


Remembering the Revolution: Contested Pasts in the Baltic Countries

Daina S. Eglitis and Laura Ardava

in Twenty Years After Communism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199375134
eISBN:
9780199375165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375134.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

In the mid-1980s, oppositional social movements arose in the Baltic republics to challenge the Soviet order. Baltic pursuit of national independence was steeped in the politics of memory, and ... More


Conclusion

Heonik Kwon

in After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247963
eISBN:
9780520939653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247963.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the idea of “liberation from grievous history” and examines its wider political and ethical implications. The key aspect of contemporary Vietnamese memory politics is the fact ... More


Nostalgia for the Empire: The Politics of Neo-Ottomanism

M. Hakan Yavuz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197512289
eISBN:
9780197512319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197512289.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This book examines the social and political origins of beleaguered and wistful expressions of nostalgia about the Ottoman Empire for various groups in the region. Rather than focus on how Ottomanism ... More


Introduction: Nostalgia, History, and Identity

M. Hakan Yavuz

in Nostalgia for the Empire: The Politics of Neo-Ottomanism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197512289
eISBN:
9780197512319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197512289.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter sets the book’s main issues by defining key concepts including nostalgia, memory, identity, nationalism, Ottomanism, variants of the Ottoman term, neo-Ottomanism, and nationalism versus ... More


Introduction

Michael Bernhard and Jan Kubik

in Twenty Years After Communism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199375134
eISBN:
9780199375165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375134.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The Introduction outlines the book's contents. It starts by stating that an important part of the foundation of new political regimes, identities, and principles of political legitimacy comes from ... More


Memories of the Past and Visions of the Future: Remembering the Soviet Era and its End in Ukraine

Oxana Shevel

in Twenty Years After Communism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199375134
eISBN:
9780199375165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375134.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter analyzes the polarized memory politics in post-Soviet Ukraine and how the divide manifested itself during the commemorations of the twentieth anniversary of independence in 1991. The ... More


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