Trauma and the Memory of Politics / Edition 1

Trauma and the Memory of Politics / Edition 1

by Jenny Edkins
     
 

A study of trauma and memory located in politics and international relations.See more details below

Overview

A study of trauma and memory located in politics and international relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521534208
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Introduction: trauma, violence and political community; 2. Survivor memories and the diagnosis of trauma: the Great War and Vietnam; 3. War memorials and remembrance: the London Cenotaph and the Vietnam Wall; 4. Concentration camp memorials and museums: Dachau and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum; 5. Testimony and sovereign power after Auschwitz: Holocaust witness and Kosovo refugees; 6. Conclusion: the return of the political - the memory of politics; Bibliography; Index.

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