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Old Unpaid Debt: To African Americans

Donald W. Shriver, Jr.

in Honest Patriots: Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195151534
eISBN:
9780199785056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151534.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Americans live in a culture resistant to much talk about the evils in their past; they prefer to think about the future. But like the descendants of victims of evil in Germany and South Africa, some ... More


Racialized Solidarity, Minority Group Rights, and Public Memory

Juliet Hooker

in Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that taking racialized solidarity into account in theories of multiculturalism requires that existing normative justifications of minority group rights be reframed in order to ... More


Honest Patriots: Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Donald W. Shriver

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195151534
eISBN:
9780199785056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151534.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book records attempts in three countries — Germany, South Africa, and the United States — to educate patriots who are neither loveless critics nor uncritical lovers of their nation, but rather ... More


Answering the German Question

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/9780813166407.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The introduction broaches the subject of the book, arguing that Germany's visibility in and significance for American life during the postwar period have been neither foreordained nor fixed. Since ... More


Multiculturalism and Solidarity in Nicaragua

Juliet Hooker

in Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What is the effect of the institutional design of minority group rights on political solidarity? Can debates about such rights begin to address racialized solidarity? This chapter examines these ... More


Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community

Douglas A. Boyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134086
eISBN:
9780813135892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134086.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A small neighborhood in north Frankfort, Kentucky, Crawfish Bottom was located on fifty acres of swampy land along the Kentucky River. “Craw's” reputation for vice, violence, moral corruption, and ... More


Introduction: Reputation as History

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/9780813134086.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction presents the scenario of a neighborhood that was branded with the reputation as the “bad-part-of-town” and how an oral history project challenged outsider's perceptions of this ... More


Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

Beate Dignas and R. R. R. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199572069
eISBN:
9780191738739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572069.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book explores how memory intersects with and shapes religious traditions and cultural identities. It discusses how the memory layers that make up ancient history (social, religious, cultural) ... 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 “Cult of Personality” in the Early Brezhnev Era

Polly Jones

in Myth, Memory, Trauma: Rethinking the Stalinist Past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300185126
eISBN:
9780300187212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185126.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This concluding chapter traces the emergence of a different solution from literature to tensions in public memory, in light of the enormous, enduring significance of war victory as a usable past for ... More


The Other Side of the Tracks

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/9780813134086.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the role of the oral history interviewer in shaping the narrative when the interviewer has a distinct nostalgic impulse, which is then surprisingly countered by many former ... More


Race and Memory in Sport’s Public Sphere

Abraham Iqbal Khan

in Curt Flood in the Media: Baseball, Race, and the Demise of the Activist Athlete

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031380
eISBN:
9781621032564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031380.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter fits Flood into the sport’s current public memory and explains the ways in which he is trapped within the contradictions of black activist-athletes’ purported demise. It argues that the ... More


Lincoln in American Memory

Brian J. Snee

in Lincoln before Lincoln: Early Cinematic Adaptations of the Life of America's Greatest President

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167473
eISBN:
9780813167800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167473.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers a concise history of Lincoln commemoration and an introduction to public memory scholarship. Beginning with Lincoln’s assassination, the chapter examines important moments when ... More


Information

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter is dedicated to the resource Information, which has become an indispensable key resource for both public and private actors involved in public policy processes in recent years. ... More


The King of Craw

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/9780813134086.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the story of the “King of Craw” John Fallis. Fallis was larger than life. He was a grocer, a bootlegger, a neighborhood boss, and a “Robin Hood” figure who gave back to the ... More


Liverpool’s Local Tints: Drowning Memory and ‘Maritimising’ Slavery in a Seaport City

Jessica Moody

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the ‘maritimization’ of slavery in the former slave-trading port city of Liverpool. Taking John Beech’s argument that Britain’s memory of transatlantic slavery has ... More


The Biography of Literary Vernacularization

Christian Lee Novetzke

in The Quotidian Revolution: Vernacularization, Religion, and the Premodern Public Sphere in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175807
eISBN:
9780231542418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175807.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Supplies the remembered biographical data and likely public memory of Chakradhar and Jnandev that help shape the context of the four chapters that follow. The chapter also argues that meaning coheres ... More


Memory: Preserving Meaning

Valerie Neal

in Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300206517
eISBN:
9780300227987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206517.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The last chapter, “Memory: Preserving Meaning,” considers what the end of the shuttle era meant. With the orbiters retired to museums, the International Space Station assembled, the astronaut corps ... More


Lincoln before Lincoln: Early Cinematic Adaptations of the Life of America's Greatest President

Brian J. Snee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167473
eISBN:
9780813167800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167473.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Lincoln before “Lincoln” examines the most popular and arguably influential twentieth-century film and television representations of Abraham Lincoln. Although Stephen Spielberg’s epic film Lincoln ... More


Museums, Heritage, and Everyday Life

Jordan Sand

in Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520275669
eISBN:
9780520956988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275669.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the evolution of representations of everyday life in Japanese museum exhibits from 1970 to the present, showing the trajectory in museums of a Japanese intellectual tradition of ... More


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