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War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Century

War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Century

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Part of Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare

Emmanuel Sivan, Jay Winter, Catherine Merridale, Paloma Aguilar, Pierre Sorlin, Annette Wieviorka, Dolores Hayden, Antoine Prost, Samuel Hynes, Martin Jay
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  • Date Published: August 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521794367

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  • Drawing on material from Europe, America and the Middle East, leading scholars of twentieth century history address the issue of how wars, and the loss of life in wars, have been remembered collectively in the aftermath of conflicts such as the First and Second World Wars, the Spanish Civil War and the Algerian War. However, rather than focus on whole societies or ruling groups alone, this volume adopts a "social agency" approach to highlight the behavior of small groups and individuals who do the work of remembrance.

    • Examines the behaviour of the individuals who engage in acts of remembrance in the aftermath of the First and Second World Wars, the Spanish Civil War, and the Algerian War
    • Material is drawn from Europe, Israel and the United States
    • Essays are by leading scholars of twentieth-century history
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    • Date Published: August 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521794367
    • length: 272 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • contains: 2 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Emmanuel Sivan and Jay Winter
    1. Setting the framework Emmanuel Sivan and Jay Winter
    2. Forms of kinship and remembrance in the aftermath of the Great War Jay Winter
    3. War, death and remembrance in Soviet Russia Catherine Merridale
    4. Agents of memory: Spanish Civil War veterans and disabled soldiers Paloma Aguilar
    5. Children as war victims in postwar European cinema Pierre Sorlin
    6. From survivor to witness: voices from the Shoah Annette Wieviorka
    7. Landscapes of loss: little Tokyo in Los Angeles Dolores Hayden
    8. The Algerian war in French collective memory Antoine Prost
    9. Private pain and public remembrance in Israel Emmanuel Sivan
    10. Personal narratives and commemoration Samuel Hynes
    11. Against consolation: Walter Benjamin and the refusal to mourn Martin Jay.

  • Editors

    Jay Winter, Pembroke College, Cambridge

    Emmanuel Sivan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Contributors

    Emmanuel Sivan, Jay Winter, Catherine Merridale, Paloma Aguilar, Pierre Sorlin, Annette Wieviorka, Dolores Hayden, Antoine Prost, Samuel Hynes, Martin Jay

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