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Author Savelsberg, Joachim J
Title American Memories : Atrocities and the Law
Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2011
©2012
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Descript 1 online resource (265 pages)
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Series American Sociological Association's Rose Series
American Sociological Association's Rose Series
Note Intro -- Contents -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: How Maurice Halbwachs Died-and How We Remember Him -- Chapter 1. From Law to Collective Memory: Breaking Cycles of Violence? -- Chapter 2. What the Literature Tells Us, and Uncharted Terrain -- Chapter 3. Constructing and Remembering the My Lai Massacre with Rajiv Evan Rajan and Lacy Mitchell -- Chapter 4. From Vietnam to Iraq: Bridging Metaphors, Mnemonic Struggles, and Haunting with Jeremy Minyard -- Chapter 5. Slobodan Milosevic Through Lenses of Law, Diplomacy, and Media Reporting with Courtney Faue and Yu-Ju Chien -- Chapter 6. The Shape of American Memories-and a German Comparison -- Chapter 7. From Collective Memory to Law: Theoretical Interlude -- Chapter 8. How American Memory Shapes Hate Crime Law-and a German Comparison -- Chapter 9. Commemorating Injustice and Implementing Hate Crime Law Across Jurisdictions in the United States -- Chapter 10. Conclusion: Atrocities, Law, and Collective Memory in the United States and Beyond -- Appendix A: History Textbooks Used in My Lai Content Analysis -- Appendix B: Detailed Tableson Coverage of Milosevic -- Notes -- References -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Savelsberg, Joachim J. American Memories : Atrocities and the Law New York : Russell Sage Foundation,c2011 9780871547361
Subject Atrocities - United States
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