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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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Contents 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

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Published date: 2004


Local EPrints ID: 12228
ISBN: 0719063442
PURE UUID: 78b921c0-5f84-49d1-950b-932dfb9d9637

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Date deposited: 30 Jan 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:03

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