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Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387978-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8797-8
... A Transitional Moment 1 The Dynamics of an Interwar Imperial Social Formation The preface of a 1970 British reprint of Katherine Mayo’s famous book Mother India, originally published in 1927, begins by describing the book as a ‘‘grimly fac- tual and harrowing picture of India...
Published: 12 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387862-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8786-2
...chapter 5 The Mississippi River postwar reunification, postwar aid Postwar Politics Yields a New Form of Economic Intervention Members of Congress quietly and informally approved flood control aid for the lower Mississippi River under the unsettled circumstances that followed...
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386346-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8634-6
... twelve years of civil war and, as I write, almost a decade of rebuild- ing, El Salvador’s transition from war to a deep peace and participative democracy remains unfinished because the root causes of the war have not been resolved and justice for past human rights abuses is elusive.∞ Whereas o≈cial...
Published: 16 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386100-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8610-0
... christopher w. schmidt J. Waties Waring and the Making of Liberal Jurisprudence in Postwar America And the truth is that the Warings are a million miles away from all this. They live in Charleston physically, but that is all...
Published: 26 February 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7658-3
... government. And I think that hap- pens to a lot of us.”24 The difficulties of the reinsertion process belied the idea 158  —  CHAPTER SIX that a “postwar transition” could occur neatly, the fruit of top-­down decisions that instantly erased wartime divisions. Instead, dissidents’ histories, and their...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387954-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8795-4
...10 the postwar borderlands and the origins of the transnational imaginary The Occupation-Era Writings in Pacific Stars and Stripes and El Universal What know you of sorrow, who wear not the traveler’s cloak, nor on an unaccustomed...
Published: 25 February 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389408-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8940-8
... rule of law and some hope of justice in a final judgment. While few expect a catharsis that simply expunges the past, reckoning the postwar raises hope that the gains and losses will approach a more even balance, that the disjuncture between winning and losing can be adjusted through accounting...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-094
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
...Art and the Postwar Generation Anabella Acevedo Young artists have developed new spaces, collectives, and themes in the aftermath of the war. As in other Latin American countries that experienced extreme political repression, historical memory has become a recurring subject. Perhaps not...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398318-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9831-8
... proscription. Aghast at the ease with which the protean dictator seemed about to weather the postwar political transition, those who had suffered under Vargas con• vinced the army (concerned with democratic appearances and with the approval of the u.s. ambassador) to remove him from office, leav• ing...
Published: 17 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383925-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8392-5
... career, which has not received much play in the writing about post–World War II struggles for peace and justice, caught my attention for a number of reasons. For one, the broad range of his interests o√ered an opportunity to explore the connections between several movements...
Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392859-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9285-9
... “People’s War,” “Dirty War” Cold War Legacy and the End of History in Postwar Peru gerardo rénique By any reckoning, the war that unfolded in Peru between 1980 and 1992 marked a modal shift in the experience of violence in Peruvian politics and...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392484-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9248-4
...WHO DECIDES, AND WHO SPEAKS? Shutaisei and the West in Postwar Japan Published in Miyoshi’s O√ Center (1991), this essay focuses on the problem of shutaisei (subjectivity) as it was questioned and produced in Japan immediately following the Second World War. Here we see Miyoshi critical...
Published: 30 August 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388333-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8833-3
... richard ned lebow / The Memory of Politics in Postwar Europe Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose garden —T. S. Eliot, ‘‘Burnt Norton’’ In April 2005 the...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398400-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9840-0
... most dramatic concentrations of mod• ern, large-scale industrial production in postwar Brazil.2 This chapter will focus on the role of women during the extraordinary political and trade union mobilizations that began in 1945.3 This postwar upsurge was vigorously repressed after 1947, however...
Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392859-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9285-9
... community; and honorary justice, which “apportions honor among the living and the dead.”46 Koreman ar- gues that part of the problem of political consolidation in postwar France lay in the fact that the government meted out only legal justice; honorary justice was either carried out by local...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398370-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9837-0
... CHAPTER THREE LEGAL JUSTICE AND THE PURGE OF COLLABORATORS At the liberation the French people and their new Resistance government agreed that the first order of business and first test of justice should be the purge of collaborators. Indeed, the Resistance had not only...
Published: 04 December 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383260-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8326-0
... Mary Ann Mahony A Past to Do Justice to the Present: Collective Memory, Historical Representation, and Rule in Bahia’s Cacao Area ᭢ Elite identity and concerns about legitimacy have...
Published: 12 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384755-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8475-5
...III Reading Legal Events A Ghost in the House of Justice: Death and the Language of the Law Shoshana Felman witness faints on the stand during the Eichmann trial. This essay will Aexplore the meaning of this unexpected legal moment and will ask: Is the witness’s collapse...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384687-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8468-7
...Institutional Legacies and Collective Memories: The Case of the Spanish Transition to Democracy paloma aguilar In both Europe and the United States, the impact of the past on the present has become a central research focus for...
Published: 28 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393061-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9306-1
... five Transforming Sugar, Transitioning Revolution Male Womanhood and Lesbian Eroticism in Michelle Cliff ’s No Telephone to Heaven Transgendered individuals (especially men to women) maintain a very low public profile due to the overwhelmingly negative attitudes toward...