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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 54–64.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the burden of war memories across a community. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 theater ancient Greece tragedy Sophocles trauma drama ANTIKE BAUKUNST ANTIKE BAUKUNST Picture thousands of citizen soldiers seated in an amphitheater on the south slope of the Acropolis...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Viet Thanh Nguyen World Policy Journal speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, who criticizes an “industry of memory” that creates and bolsters a single version of history. Hollywood, the Vietnamese-American author says, is a “very powerful propaganda ministry” that seduces...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
... politicians have been manipulating the country's collective memory of this era for their own gain. For the survivors of the regime's torture apparatus, the new nostalgia for repression can be traumatizing. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Brazil military dictatorship torture Brazilian...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 72–85.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of its 94 recommendations. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Canada truth and reconciliation memory cultural genocide This project was supported by multiple grants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. ...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for the Communist Party as the country’s economy slows. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 China Tiananmen Square freedom of speech history nationalism memory LAW OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA LAW OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Miao Deshun is a living ghost, a revenant...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2000
... it. The belief in historical inevitability is a brance where individual memories as well dangerous mistake, and it leads to passivity. as publicly celebrated collective memories In earlier times, the study of history was are given an increasingly important place. considered a cornerstone of a liberal...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 63–75.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Expanding Our Moral Universe D onald H. Shriver, Jr . A patriot must always be ready to defend capital: the Vietnam Memorial. There, in his country against its government. antithesis to the Medals of Honor granted — Edward Abbey1 members of the Seventh...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that a nation’s identity is founded largely on its collective memory, then it would not be unreasonable to refer to El Salvador’s identity as a tragic one. But reality is stubborn. Nations refuse to disappear and the human conglomerates that are from them or live in them insist on clinging to these bonds...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2004
... The silence has also been broken in a poem, “Memory II,” by George Seferis, winner of of winner Seferis, George by II,” “Memory poem, a in broken been also has silence The Why the absence? For years, American...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 89–92.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of force may have had for Washington in forcing the pace of events was offset by America finding itself more isolated on a major global initiative than at any time in memory. 7. Never Allow a Weak Ally to Make Decisions for You. Strong nations are especially sus­ ceptible to this blunder...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Most older Egyptians have strong memories of 1967, when Israel launched a surprise attack on Egyptian airfields, catching Nasser’s pilots off guard. Within six days, Israel had destroyed most of the Egyptian air force, occupied the Sinai Peninsula, and seized east Jerusalem and the West Bank from...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 122.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., we speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, who criticizes the “industry of memory” that creates and bolsters a single version of history. Hollywood, the Vietnamese-American author says, is a “very powerful propaganda ministry” that seduces audiences to identify with the American...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 43–53.
Published: 01 June 2001
... in Politics. Bosnia in Fear and Hope D onald W . Shriver, Jr. In the depth of their hearts, in that true and in his history of the Bosnian war. “You ultimate depth which is revealed to no one, could find, on virtually the same block, a there remained the memory of what...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... They also reactivated Community Action Groups—one of the few structures of Colombia’s government that targets rural communities—thereby gaining a platform to address local government. Public memory activities would also be carried out. In many municipalities of Eastern Antioquia, residents built...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 March 2003
... be known to George W. Bush, since at Yale he studied Ger­ many’s past in a course taught by an astute historian, Henry Ashby Turner. Bismarck’s memory is preserved in a museum I sought out at his residence in Fried- richsruh, in the environs of Hamburg. Here one is reminded that a century ago all...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Burundians have become “doublers,” unconsciously reproducing destructive splits. After the Arusha Accords in 1993, we believed that we had resolved the issue of violence between Hutus and Tutsis. But just saying “calm down” in one’s daily life isn’t enough; the transmission of memories within families...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 35–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Francesco Galietti © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Rome—Remember the Belpaese, that quiet, sunny, relaxing dream destination for tourists. It may no longer live up to those distant memories. This may sadly be the same for much of today’s Italy, which all too often...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of obliteration and for the taboo’s persistence— on occasion ar­ dismemberment by European powers. This ticulated by Turkish political leaders— is fear of annihilation runs deep, evoking the fear that acknowledgment of the geno­ memories that Turks prefer to forget. Speak­ cide would prompt Armenian...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 2011
... for a memorial mass in honor of his mother-in-law. The mass was held in his family's native village in northern Cyprus. They had driven there from their homes in the south, showing their identity cards at one of the crossing-points on the cease-fire line in order to get a rubber-stamped “visa” on a sheet...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 33–40.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., honor, and duty, the usual away. (Where to? Most would probably say message of war memorials. This is the face America.) of Japan that the outside world has difficulty In a country without patriotism, Koizu­ accepting— many see only aggressors mas­ mi was unlikely to garner public support...