Bevernage, Berber

The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History After 1945

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Table of contents

1. State-Sponsored History After 1945: An Introduction
Berber Bevernage, Nico Wouters

Part I. Memory Laws and Legislated History

2. Laws Governing the Historian’s Free Expression
Antoon De Baets

3. Writing History Through Criminal Law: State-Sponsored Memory in Rwanda
Pietro Sullo

4. French Memory Laws and the Ambivalence About the Meaning of Colonialism
Stiina Löytömäki

5. History Watch by the European Court of Human Rights
Pierre-Olivier de Broux, Dorothea Staes

6. Legislated History in Post-Communist Lithuania
Tomas Balkelis, Violeta Davoliūtė

Part II. Archives and Libraries

7. Archives, Agency, and the State
Trudy Huskamp Peterson

8. Open Archives to Close the Past: Bulgarian Archival Disclosure on the Road to European Union Accession
Niké Wentholt

9. Archives and Post-Colonial State-Sponsored History: A Dual State Approach Using the Case of the “Migrated Archives”
Michael Karabinos

10. The “Cleansing” of Croatian Libraries in the 1990s and Beyond or How (Not) to Discard the Yugoslav Past
Dora Komnenović

Part III. Research Institutes and Policies

11. State Authority and Historical Research: Institutional Settings and Trends Since 1945
Lutz Raphael

12. Official History Reconsidered: The Tadhana Project in the Philippines
Rommel A. Curaming

13. History Riding on the Waves of Government Coalitions: The First Fifteen Years of the Institute of National Remembrance in Poland (2001–2016)
Idesbald Goddeeris

Part IV. Schools, Curricula and Textbooks

14. History in Schools
Peter Seixas

15. History Teaching for the Unification of Europe: The Case of the Council of Europe
Luigi Cajani

16. Teaching History Under Dictatorship: The Politics of Textbooks and the Legitimation of Authority in Mobutu’s Zaire
Denise Bentrovato

17. The “National Dream” to Cultural Mosaic: State-Sponsored History in Canadian Education
Lynn Lemisko, Kurt Clausen

18. China’s History School Curricula and Textbook Reform in East Asian Context
Gotelind Müller

19. Teaching History in Israel–Palestine
Achim Rohde

Part V. Museums and Musealisation

20. History Museums
Ilaria Porciani

21. “State-Supported History” at the Local Level: Ostdeutsche Heimatstuben and Expellee Museums in West Germany
Cornelia Eisler

22. State Agency and the Definition of Historical Events: The Case of the Museo de La Memoria Y Los Derechos Humanos in Santiago, Chile
Patrizia Violi

23. History Wars in Germany and Australia: National Museums and the Relegitimisation of Nationhood
Christian Wicke, Ben Wellings

Part VI. Memorials, Monuments and Heritage

24. Memorials and State-Sponsored History
Shanti Sumartojo

25. Spaces of Nationhood and Contested Soviet War Monuments in Poland: The Warsaw Monument to the Brotherhood in Arms
Ewa Ochman

26. Heritage Statecraft: Transcending Methodological Nationalism in the Russian Federation
Gertjan Plets

Part VII. Courts, Tribunals and Judicial History

27. The State, the Courts, and the Lessons of History: An Overview, with Reference to Some Emblematic Cases
Richard J. Golsan

28. The Historian’s Trial: John Demjanjuk and the Prosecution of Atrocity
Lawrence Douglas

29. Germany Versus Germany: Resistance Against Hitler, Postwar Judiciary and the 1952 Remer Case
Vladimir Petrović

30. Historical Testimony for the Government in US v. Philip Morris, et al.
Ramses Delafontaine

31. A One-Sided Coin: A Critical Analysis of the Legal Accounts of the Cypriot Conflicts
Nasia Hadjigeorgiou

Part VIII. Truth Commissions and Commissioned History

32. Truth Commissions and the Construction of History
Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

33. Truth Commissions and the Politics of History: A Critical Appraisal
Stephan Scheuzger

34. The Brazilian National Truth Commission (2012–2014) as a State-Commissioned History Project
Nina Schneider, Gisele Iecker de Almeida

35. The 9/11 Commission Report: History Under the Sign of Memory
Oz Frankel

36. Truths of the Dictatorship: Chile’s Rettig and Valech Commissions as State-Sponsored History
Onur Bakiner

Part IX. Historical Expert Commissions and Commissioned History

37. Historical Expert Commissions and Their Politics
Eva-Clarita Pettai

38. Reconstituting the Dutch State in the NIOD Srebrenica Report
Erna Rijsdijk

39. Memory Institutions and Policies in Colombia: The Historical Memory Group and the Historical Commission on the Conflict and Its Victims
Martha Cecilia Herrera, José Gabriel Cristancho Altuzarra, Carol Juliette Pertuz

40. Diversified and Globalized Memories: The Limits of State-Sponsored History Commissions in East Asia
Seiko Mimaki

41. Switzerland’s Independent Commission of Experts: State-Sponsored History and the Challenges of Political Partisanship
Alexander Karn

Part X. Official Apologies and Diplomatic History

42. Historical State Apologies
Ąžuolas Bagdonas

43. Apology Failures: Japan’s Strategies Towards China and Korea in Dealing with Its Imperialist Past
Torsten Weber

44. The “Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples” in Its Historical Context
Francesca Dominello

45. Narrative Robustness, Post-Apology Conduct, and Canada’s 1998 and 2008 Residential Schools Apologies
Matt James

Keywords: History, Modern History, World History, Global and Transnational History, History of Military, Social History, Cultural History

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