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Other Elements of Reconciliation: Collective Memory, Shared History, and Justice

Ervin Staub

in Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the importance of establishing the complex truth about past group relations, justice, and moving toward a shared view of history, in healing and reconciliation. Establishing ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Hock Soon Ng

in Intimating the Sacred: Religion in English Language Malaysian Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083213
eISBN:
9789882209831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083213.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The study concludes with a muted applause at the vision of 1Malaysia, a campaign initiated by Malaysia's current Prime Minister, Dato' Sri Mohd. Najib Razak, to eradicate racism. As laudable as this ... More


The Making of Angelcynn: English Identity Before the Norman Conquest1

Sarah Foot (ed.)

in Old English Literature: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091397
eISBN:
9780300129113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091397.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This chapter examines the role of Alfred the Great, king of the West-Saxons, in the forging of a national identity around the concept of a specifically “English” nation. It explains that Alfred's ... More


Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Xu Guoqi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This book presents a “shared” history of Asian involvement in the Great War from non-national and transnational perspectives. Asian involvements make the Great War not only a true “world” war but ... More


Transnational Politics in Central America

Luis Roniger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Political theorists tend to write about the countries of Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama) either as individual nation-states or as the ... More


Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Philip L. Kohl, Mara Kozelsky, and Nachman Ben-Yehuda (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

When political geography changes, how do reorganized or newly formed states justify their rule and create a sense of shared history for their people? Often, the chapters in this book reveal, they ... More


Introduction

Xu Guoqi

in Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter explains why we need a book like this one and why this book is unique. It explains why the book focuses only on cases that are most representative by choosing one rising power (Japan), ... More


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