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Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies

Memory and Political Change

Editors: Assmann, A., Shortt, L. (Eds.)

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Examining the role of memory in the transition from totalitarian to democratic systems, this book makes an important contribution to memory studies. It explores memory as a medium of and impediment to change, looking at memory's biological, cultural, narrative and socio-psychological dimensions.

About the authors

NUTSA BATIASHVILI Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Anthropology at Washington University, St Louis, USA GUDRUN BROCKHAUS Social-Psychologist in Munich, Germany SUSANNE BUCKLEY-ZISTEL Professor for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Marburg, Germany ANGELA GUTCHESS Assistant Professor of Psychology at Brandeis University, USA MONIKA REIF-HUELSER Held Guest Professorships in Guelph, Canada, Toronto, Canada, and Shanghai, China, and has acted as Associate Professor in Iasi, Romania GABRIELE SCHWAB Chancellor's Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Irvine, USA ANJA SCHWARZ Junior Professor for British Cultural Studies at the University of Potsdam, Germany MAYA SIEGEL Ph.D. Graduate from the Psychology Department at Brandeis University, USA BRIGITTE WEIFFEN Lecturer and Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and Management, University of Konstanz, Germany JAMES V. WERTSCH Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts and Sciences and Professor at Washington University, St. Louis, USA JAY WINTER Charles J. Stille Professor of History at Yale University, USA

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Memory and Political Change: Introduction

    Assmann, Aleida (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Replacement Children: The Transgenerational Transmission of Traumatic Loss

    Schwab, Gabriele

    Pages 17-33

  • The Emotional Legacy of the National Socialist Past in Post-War Germany

    Brockhaus, Gudrun

    Pages 34-49

  • To Remember or to Forget: Which Way Out of a Shared History of Violence?

    Assmann, Aleida

    Pages 53-71

  • Between Pragmatism, Coercion and Fear: Chosen Amnesia after the Rwandan Genocide

    Buckley-Zistel, Susanne

    Pages 72-88

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Memory and Political Change
Editors
  • A. Assmann
  • L. Shortt
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-35424-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230354241
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30199-3
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-30200-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 223
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