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Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: L. Bond
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-17 - Publisher: Springer

This book examines the commemoration of 9/11 in American memorial culture. It argues that the emergence of counter-memories of September 11 has been compromised by the dominance of certain narrative paradigms – or, frames of memory – that have mediated the representation of the attacks across cultural, critical, political, and
Frames of Memory after 9/11
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: L. Bond
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-17 - Publisher: Springer

This book examines the commemoration of 9/11 in American memorial culture. It argues that the emergence of counter-memories of September 11 has been compromised by the dominance of certain narrative paradigms – or, frames of memory – that have mediated the representation of the attacks across cultural, critical, political, and
The Palgrave Handbook of Artistic and Cultural Responses to War since 1914
Language: en
Pages: 582
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Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-05 - Publisher: Springer

This handbook explores a diverse range of artistic and cultural responses to modern conflict, from Mons in the First World War to Kabul in the twenty-first century. With over thirty chapters from an international range of contributors, ranging from the UK to the US and Australia, and working across history,
Narratives of Hurricane Katrina in Context
Language: en
Pages: 136
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Public Memory in the Context of Transnational Migration and Displacement
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Sabine Marschall
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-30 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores the border-transcending dimensions of public remembering by focussing on the triangular relationship between memory, monuments and migration. Framed by an introduction and conclusion, nine case studies located in diverse social and geo-political settings feature topical debates and contestation around monuments, statues and memorials erected by migrants or