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Assmann, Aleida

Memory and Political Change

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Table of contents

1. Memory and Political Change: Introduction
Aleida Assmann, Linda Shortt

Part I. Transgenerational Transmission

2. Replacement Children: The Transgenerational Transmission of Traumatic Loss
Gabriele Schwab

3. The Emotional Legacy of the National Socialist Past in Post-War Germany
Gudrun Brockhaus

Part II. Instruments of Change

4. To Remember or to Forget: Which Way Out of a Shared History of Violence?
Aleida Assmann

5. Between Pragmatism, Coercion and Fear: Chosen Amnesia after the Rwandan Genocide
Susanne Buckley-Zistel

6. From Domestic to International Instruments for Dealing with a Violent Past: Causes, Concomitants and Consequences for Democratic Transitions
Brigitte Weiffen

Part III. Re-Imagining the Past for the Future

7. Re-Imagining East Germany in the Berlin Republic: Jana Hensel, GDR Memory and the Transitional Generation
Linda Shortt

8. South African Transition in the Literary Imagination: Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee, Malika Lueen Ndlovu
Monika Reif-Huelser

9. ‘That’s Not A Story I Could Tell.’ Commemorating the Other Side of the Colonial Frontier in Australian Literature of Reconciliation
Anja Schwarz

Part IV. Resistance to Change

10. Deep Memory and Narrative Templates: Conservative Forces in Collective Memory
James V. Wertsch

11. The ‘Myth’ of the Self: The Georgian National Narrative and Quest for ‘Georgianness’
Nutsa Batiashvili

12. Memory Specificity Across Cultures
Angela H. Gutchess, Maya Siegel

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political Science, Intellectual Studies, Communication Studies, Political History, Democracy, Cultural Policy

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies
Page amount
241 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230354241
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-30200-6

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