The memory of catastrophe

Gray, Peter and Oliver, Kendrick (eds.) (2004) The memory of catastrophe, Manchester, UK, Manchester University Press, 237pp.


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List of contributors

1. Introduction - Peter Gray and Kendrick Oliver
2. Remembering the English Civil War - Mark Stoyle
3. ‘Diabolical design’: Charleston elites, the 1822 slave insurrection and the discourse of the supernatural - P. A. Cramer
4. Memory and the commemoration of the Great Irish Famine - Peter Gray
5. ‘The greatest and the worst’: Dominant and subaltern memories of the Dos Bocas well fire of 1908 - Glen D. Kuecker
6. The Titanic and the commodification of catastrophe - James Guimond
7. Doctors and trauma in World War One: The response of British military psychiatrists - Edgar Jones
8. Commemorations of the siege of Leningrad: A catastrophe in memory and myth - Lisa A. Kirschenbaum
9. The missing camps of Aktion Reinhard: The judicial displacement of a mass murder - Donald Bloxham
10. Memory and authenticity: The case of Binjamin Wilkomirski - Andrea Reiter
11. Partition memory and multiple identities in the Champaran district of Bihar, India - Kathinka Sinha-Kerkhoff
12. Bodies do count: American nurses mourn the catastrophe of Vietnam - Carol Acton
13. ‘Not much of a place anymore’: The reception and memory of the massacre at My Lai - Kendrick Oliver
14. Remembering Vukovar, forgetting Vukovar: Constructing national identity through the memory of catastrophe in Croatia - Rose Lindsey
15. Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Sawoniuk? British memory of the Holocaust and Kosovo, Spring 1999 - Tony Kushner

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0719063442 (hardback)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > History
ePrint ID: 12228
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:03

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