Mass Dictatorship and Memory as Ever Present Past (Mass Dictatorship in the Twentieth Century)

Mass Dictatorship and Memory as Ever Present Past (Mass Dictatorship in the Twentieth Century)

By: Jie-Hyun Lim (editor), Peter Lambert (editor), Barbara Walker (editor)Hardback

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This volume explores the politics of memory involved in 'coming to terms with the past' of mass dictatorship on a global scale. Considering how a growing sense of global connectivity and global human rights politics changed the memory landscape, the essays explore entangled pasts of dictatorships.

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Sebastian Conrad, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany Jorg H. Gleiter, Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin), Germany Suk-Jung Han, Dong-A University in Pusan, South Korea Volodymyr Kravchenko, University of Alberta, Canada Hiroko Mizuno, Osaka University, Japan Naoki Sakai, Cornell University, USA Michael Schoenhals, Lund University, Sweden

Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors 1. Introduction: Coming to Terms with the Past of Mass Dictatorship; Peter Lambert & Jie-Hyun Lim PART I: ENTANGLED MEMORY AND COMPARATIVE HISTORY 2. The Predicaments of Culture: War, Dictatorship, and Modernity in Early Postwar West Germany and Japan; Sebastian Conrad 3. Victimhood Nationalism in the Memory of Mass Dictatorship; Jie-Hyun Lim 4. Creating a Victimhood Nation: The Politics of the Austrian People's Courts and High Treason; Hiroko Mizuno PART II: THE DIALECTICAL INTERPLAY OF HISTORY AND MEMORY 5. Ukraine Faces Its Soviet Past: History vs. Policy vs. Memory; Volodymyr Kravchenko 6. History and Responsibility: On the Debates on the Sh?wa History; Naoki Sakai 7. Widukind or Karl der Grosse? Perspectives on Historical Culture and Memory in the Third Reich and Post-war West Germany; Peter Lambert PART III: PLURALIZING MEMORIES: FRAGMENTED, CONTESTED, RESISTED 8. The Suppression and Recall of Colonial Memory: Manchukuo and the Cold War in the Two Koreas; Suk-Jung Han 9. Accomplices of Violence: Guilt and Purification through Altruism among the Moscow Human Rights Activists of the 1960s and 1970s; Barbara Walker 10. Consuming Fragments of Mao Zedong: The Chairman's Final Two Decades at the Helm; Michael Schoenhals 11. The Lived Space of Recollection: How Holocaust Memorials are Conceived Differently Today; Jorg Gleiter

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/01/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137289827
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 265
  • ID: 9781137289827
  • weight: 465
  • ISBN10: 1137289821

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