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Adler, Jeffrey - - 2011
Messer, Chris - - 2011
Studies of race riots have identified several underlying conditions that contribute to their onset. This study builds on previous research and introduces an integrative approach for examining riots that includes the role of population characteristics, contextual factors, and cultural ideologies. An integrative approach is applied through a case study of ...
Windier, Erica - - 2011
"Honor Among Orphans" explores the implications of state interests in girlhood, honor, and female citizenship in nineteenth-century Brazil through an examination of transformations in the practices of a colonial institution, the Recolhimento of the Santa Casa de Misericordia in Rio de Janeiro. Founded in 1739, the Recolhimento was created as ...
Bijleveld, Catrien - - 2011
Societal adaptation after reform school was studied for almost 200 men born around 1900 in the Netherlands. The men came mostly from disadvantaged backgrounds: parents were ill-equipped to raise them, alcoholics, criminal or extremely poor. The men held significantly higher occupations than their father, and outperformed general upward social mobility. ...
Bruegel, Martin - - 2011
The North American cornucopia is supposed to have removed the worry about nourishment from everyday concerns by 1800. However, close scrutiny of food-ways, only possible at the grassroots level, uncovers a stratified society in which hunger remained a preoccupation. It also reveals the coherence of the organizing principles behind the ...
Scholliers, Peter - - 2011
This paper addresses the role of consumers in food safety between 1850 and 1914, taking the chemical laboratory of the city of Brussels (1856) as a case study. It questions the presence of "the public" in the discourse of the city council, as well as the consumers' actual participation in ...
McCormack, Jo - - 2011
This article examines social memories in France over the last 10 years. There has been a significant amount of 'memory work' during this period, concerning various aspects of French history, including the World Wars, but predominantly postcolonial issues: the Algerian War, the legacy of slavery, memories of Empire and memories ...
Nettelbeck, Amanda - - 2011
Historians have suggested that in Australia we now live in a "memorial culture" in which a public consciousness of history is stronger than ever. If this is so, how much is it visible in relation to the history of the colonial frontier? When the new National Museum of Australia opened ...
Keene, Judith - - 2011
Although the Korean War is an important part of contemporary history, the American veterans of that conflict, until recently, have been rendered invisible in the national pantheon of war commemoration. This analysis identifies the conjunction of factors that caused those who supported the memorialization of the contribution of American veterans ...
Buchanan, Rachel - - 2011
Aotearoa New Zealand is often described as a site of tolerant, humane and (relatively) non-violent settler colonization, a model bicultural nation, yet this claim is propped up by regimes of collective memory that continue to marginalize, elide or silence public memories about indigenous people and places. For example, in late ...
Crenzel, Emilio - - 2011
In December 1983, Argentine President Raul Alfonsin created the "National Commission on the Disappeared" (CONADEP). The Commission investigated the fates of those who disappeared under the political repression in the country in the 70's. In 1984, the Commission published a report, Nunca Mas (Never Again), in which it established that ...
Tumarkin, Maria - - 2011
In today's Russia the whole-Scale rehabilitation of the Soviet regime and specifically of the figure of Stalin co-exists with a vast and widely available archive of the historical and testimonial literature exhaustively chronicling Stalin's crimes against his own people. This paper argues that to make sense of the complex convergence ...
Haebich, Anna - - 2011
Collective forgetting and denial of injustices perpetrated against Indigenous people have a long history in white Australia. This was evident in public response to the 1997 Bringing Them Home Report, concerning the systematic removal of generations of Indigenous children from their families. Emotions of shock, anguish and guild, as well ...
Apel, Linde - - 2011
In late July 1943, much of Hamburg was destroyed in British and American air raids. In the so-called firestorm, about 35,000 of the city's inhabitants perished. A research project conducted by psychoanalysts from the Hamburg University Medical Center and historians from the Research Institute for Contemporary History analyzes the impact ...
Healy, Chris - - 2011
This special volume on Historical Memory and Social Justice brings together a series of papers that explore how different societies and groups seek to account for the legacies of violent, shameful or criminal pasts. Our aim is to encourage the cross-fertilization of ideas between vastly different historical and cultural contexts ...
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