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The Resource Genocide and the politics of memory : studying death to preserve life, Herbert Hirsch, (electronic resource)

Genocide and the politics of memory : studying death to preserve life, Herbert Hirsch, (electronic resource)

Label
Genocide and the politics of memory : studying death to preserve life
Title
Genocide and the politics of memory
Title remainder
studying death to preserve life
Statement of responsibility
Herbert Hirsch
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A study into repetitions of large-scale human violence throughout history. It suggests that if we begin to understand how and why these episodes occur, we will be able to act to prevent them. To revise the politics of memory, proposals for essential reforms of the political state are made
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
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1941-
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Hirsch, Herbert
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Genocide
  • Memory
  • Social conflict
Label
Genocide and the politics of memory : studying death to preserve life, Herbert Hirsch, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HURI;2693862
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 28, 2014)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Politics, memory, and mass death -- 1. Memory and politics in Bosnia -- 2. The politics of memory -- 3. History as memory : the influence of time and paradigm -- 4. The manipulation of memory and political power -- Studying death -- Part I: Constructing memory : survivors and theorists -- 5. Primo Levi : recording memory and teaching humanity -- 6. Memory and survival : a reconsideration of the Bettelheim-Des Pres debate -- Part II: Explaining memory : positivist and interpretive social science -- 7. Trivializing human memory : social science methods and genocide scholarship -- 8. Robert Jay Lifton : memory and mass death -- Part III: Transmitting memory : why people kill -- 9. The language of extermination -- 10. The socialization of memory teaching obedience in Nazi Germany -- 11. Learning to obey : creating the conditions for genocide -- 12. Memory and identity : developing self in the context of politics -- Preserving life -- 13. Where do we go from here? Memory and resocialization to preserve life -- 14. Memory and the politics of preserving life : preventing genocide in the post-Cold War world -- Epilogue: Memory, hope, and triumph over evil
Control code
ASP2693862/huri
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 240 p.)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a228761
  • (OCoLC)42329348
Label
Genocide and the politics of memory : studying death to preserve life, Herbert Hirsch, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HURI;2693862
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 28, 2014)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Politics, memory, and mass death -- 1. Memory and politics in Bosnia -- 2. The politics of memory -- 3. History as memory : the influence of time and paradigm -- 4. The manipulation of memory and political power -- Studying death -- Part I: Constructing memory : survivors and theorists -- 5. Primo Levi : recording memory and teaching humanity -- 6. Memory and survival : a reconsideration of the Bettelheim-Des Pres debate -- Part II: Explaining memory : positivist and interpretive social science -- 7. Trivializing human memory : social science methods and genocide scholarship -- 8. Robert Jay Lifton : memory and mass death -- Part III: Transmitting memory : why people kill -- 9. The language of extermination -- 10. The socialization of memory teaching obedience in Nazi Germany -- 11. Learning to obey : creating the conditions for genocide -- 12. Memory and identity : developing self in the context of politics -- Preserving life -- 13. Where do we go from here? Memory and resocialization to preserve life -- 14. Memory and the politics of preserving life : preventing genocide in the post-Cold War world -- Epilogue: Memory, hope, and triumph over evil
Control code
ASP2693862/huri
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 240 p.)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a228761
  • (OCoLC)42329348

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