Partisan Histories: The Past in Contemporary Global Politics

Partisan Histories: The Past in Contemporary Global Politics

by Padraic Kenney
     
 

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Focusing on the role of competing interpretations of the past in political conflicts, the contributors of these nine essay/chapters describe the experiences of new regimes and new nations, including the challenges of the divided and then united Germany, Japan's apologies to Korea, breaking the silence in post-authoritarian Chile and Spain, constructing histories for… See more details below

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Focusing on the role of competing interpretations of the past in political conflicts, the contributors of these nine essay/chapters describe the experiences of new regimes and new nations, including the challenges of the divided and then united Germany, Japan's apologies to Korea, breaking the silence in post-authoritarian Chile and Spain, constructing histories for new nations, memories of partisanship and communal organization in India and Pakistan, memories of 1948's ethnic cleansing in the Israel-Palestinian peace process, and the new lessons of the Vietnam War. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9781403964557
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/11/2005
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.28(d)

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