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A Tour of Reconstruction: Travel Letters of 1875

Anna Dickinson

J. Matthew Gallman, (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134246
eISBN:
9780813135946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134246.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the Civil War, public speaker Anna Elizabeth Dickinson became a national sensation, lecturing on abolitionism, women's rights, and the Union war effort. After the war she remained one of the ... More


Web of Memory

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the memory of war in relation to the Canard and France. It shows that the Canard of the 1920s considered the Great War as a matter of memory, which was a way of telling the ... More


Holocaust and Colonial Memory in the Age of Terror: Assia Djebar and Boualem Sansal

Debarati Sanyal

in Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembrance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265473
eISBN:
9780823266722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265473.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter addresses Assia Djebar’s Les nuits de Strasbourg (1997) and Boualem Sansal’s Le village de l’Allemand (2008), situating them within French debates on national identity and memorial ... More


The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

How do memories of national trauma remain relevant to culture and society long after the event? Why do the memories of difficult experiences endure, and even intensify, despite people’s impulse to ... 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


From War to Post-War: Security Lost and Found

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the ways in which activists in both countries became aware of the dangers of nuclear weapons in the immediate post-war period and how they developed the first campaigns. It ... More


Editor's Introduction

Brian Bond

in The First World War and British Military History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222996
eISBN:
9780191678561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222996.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the historiography of World War I. This book was inspired by the need for a historical counterpart of Paul Fussell's The ... More


Conclusion

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Restates the argument with some additional comments on how the war has been reconstructed since the 1950s—most especially its de-politicization and the receding importance of industrial workers in ... More


Introduction Hiding in Plain Sight

in The War Complex: World War II in Our Time

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226808550
eISBN:
9780226808796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226808796.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains “the war complex”—how it begins, how it influences events, how it might end. It aims to introduce some principles of the book with respect to the cultural memory of World War ... More


Conclusion

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The Conclusion summarizes the key results of the book. It stresses the importance of the memory of the Second World War for activists’ experiences of the cold war. It discusses the importance of ... More


Refugee Postmemories: The “Generation After”

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter analyzes the experiences of the post-1975 generation: the young Vietnamese who were born in Vietnam or in the United States after the official end of the Vietnam War. It investigates how ... More


From Empire to Exile: History and Memory Within the Pied-Noir and Harki Communities, 1962-2012

Claire Eldridge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719087233
eISBN:
9781526115089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087233.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

French rule in Algeria ended in 1962 following almost eight years of intensely violent conflict, producing one of the largest migratory waves of the post-1945 era. Almost a million French settlers - ... More


Nesting Orientalisms at War: World War II and the ‘Memory War’ in Eastern Europe

Maria Mälksoo

in Orientalism and War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327782
eISBN:
9780199388080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327782.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter puts cultural constructions informed by Orientalism in the context of the contemporary “memory war” over the meaning and legacy of World War II in Eastern Europe. Drawing on the concept ... More


Forsaken Graves: The Emergence of Memory on the Northern Tour

Thomas A. Chambers

in Memories of War: Visiting Battlegrounds and Bonefields in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448676
eISBN:
9780801465673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448676.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reflects on the early stages of two significant cultural developments in the early republic—the rise of tourism and changing memories of the Revolutionary past. That neither had fully ... More


Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Yen Le Espiritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines how the Vietnam War has continued to serve as a stage for the shoring up of American imperialist adventure and for the (re)production of American and Vietnamese American ... More


For Slavery and Union: Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky Loyalties in the Civil War

Patrick A. Lewis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160795
eISBN:
9780813165509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160795.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Through a biography of Kentucky lawyer, soldier, and politician Benjamin F. Buckner (1836–1901), this book reorients the narrative of Civil War–era Kentucky around the experience of conservative ... More


Postwar Ozu: Ozu’s Occupation-era Film and Tokyo Regained

Woojeong Joo

in The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696321
eISBN:
9781474434775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696321.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the postwar’s impact on Ozu and his films of the late 1940s and early 50s, which include his representative works such as Late Spring (1949), Early Summer (1951) and Tokyo Story ... More


The Last Hour of the Slaveholders’ Rebellion: African American Discourse on Lee’s Surrender

Elizabeth R. Varon

in Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640761
eISBN:
9781469640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640761.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

The essay elucidates how that belief took shape in the moment of Union victory, and the myriad ways it found expression in the postwar era. Varon demonstrates that the enshrinement of Appomattox as a ... More


Between Cannibalism and Resurrection: The Body of the Unknown Soldier

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the articles published in the Canard about the official ceremonies that were associated with the cult of the mystery soldier who lay beneath the Arc de Triomphe. The periodical ... More


The imaginative landscape of nuclear war in Britain, 1945–65

Matthew Grant

in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

British culture struggled to understand the threat of nuclear war during the Cold War. This difficulty in fully ‘imagining’ the destruction a future war would bring had important consequences for how ... More


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