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Remembering the Modern World: History in our Midst


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Remembering Asia's World War Two

Remembering Asia's World War Two

1st Edition

Mark R. Frost, Daniel Schumacher, Edward Vickers
March 19, 2019

Over the past four decades, East and Southeast Asia have seen a proliferation of heritage sites and remembrance practices which commemorate the region’s bloody conflicts of the period 1931–45. Remembering Asia’s World War Two examines the origins, dynamics, and repercussions of this regional war “...

Remembering Women’s Activism

Remembering Women’s Activism

1st Edition

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa, Vera Mackie
September 20, 2018

Remembering Women’s Activism examines the intersections between gender politics and acts of remembrance by tracing the cultural memories of women who are known for their actions. Memories are constantly being reinterpreted and are profoundly shaped by gender. This book explores the gendered...

Remembering the Holocaust in Educational Settings

Remembering the Holocaust in Educational Settings

1st Edition

Andy Pearce
May 31, 2018

Remembering the Holocaust in Educational Settings brings together a group of international experts to investigate the relationship between Holocaust remembrance and different types of educational activity through consideration of how education has become charged with preserving and perpetuating...

Remembering Independence

Remembering Independence

1st Edition

Carola Lentz, David Lowe
April 20, 2018

Remembering Independence explores the commemoration and remembrance of independence following the great wave of decolonisation after the Second World War. Drawing on case studies from Africa, Asia, and with reference to the Pacific, the authors find that remembering independence was, and still is,...

Remembering the Second World War

Remembering the Second World War

1st Edition

Patrick Finney
June 21, 2017

Remembering the Second World War brings together an international and interdisciplinary cast of leading scholars to explore the remembrance of this conflict on a global scale. Conceptually, it is premised on the need to challenge nation-centric approaches in memory studies, drawing strength from...

Remembering the First World War

Remembering the First World War

1st Edition

Bart Ziino
December 18, 2014

Remembering the First World War brings together a group of international scholars to understand how and why the past quarter of a century has witnessed such an extraordinary increase in global popular and academic interest in the First World War, both as an event and in the ways...

Remembering Genocide

Remembering Genocide

1st Edition

Nigel Eltringham, Pam Maclean
June 25, 2014

In Remembering Genocide an international group of scholars draw on current research from a range of disciplines to explore how communities throughout the world remember genocide. Whether coming to terms with atrocities committed in Namibia and Rwanda, Australia, Canada, the Punjab, Armenia,...

Remembering the Cold War: Global Contest and National Stories

Remembering the Cold War: Global Contest and National Stories

1st Edition

David Lowe, Tony Joel
December 19, 2013

Remembering the Cold War examines how, more than two decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cold War legacies continue to play crucial roles in defining national identities and shaping international relations around the globe. Given the Cold War’s blurred definition – it has neither a...

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