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Title Memory and political change / edited by Aleida Assmann, Linda Shortt
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
book jacket
 Modern History Library  321.09 M533    AVAILABLE    30550100509270
 人文社會聯圖  JC489 .M46 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020396867
Descript xviii, 223 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Series Palgrave Macmillan memory studies
Palgrave Macmillan memory studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Part I. Transgenerational transmission. Replacement children: the transgenerational transmission of traumatic loss; the emotional legacy of the Nazi past in post-war Germany -- Part II. Instruments of change. To remember or to forget: which way out of a shared history of violence?; between pragmatism, coercion and fear: chosen amnesia after the Rwandan genocide; from domestic to international instruments for dealing with a violent past: causes, concomitants and consequences for democratic transitions; -- Part III. Re-imagining the past for the future. Re-imagining East Germany in the Berlin Republic; GDR memory and the transitional generation; South African transition in the literary imagination: Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee, Malika Lueen Ndlovu; commemorating the other side of the colonial frontier in Australian literature of reconciliation -- Part IV. Resistance to change. Deep memory and narrative templates: conservative forces in collective memory; the myth of the self: the Georgian national narrative and guest for Georgianness; memory across cultures
Subject Regime change -- Case studies
Memory -- Political aspects -- Case studies
Collective memory -- Political aspects -- Case studies
Political violence -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies
Democratization -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies
Regime change in literature
Democratization in literature
Political violence in literature
Memory in literature
Collective memory in literature
Alt Author Assmann, Aleida
Shortt, Linda
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