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CIAO DATE: 10/2010

Power and the Past: Collective Memory and International Relations

Eric Langenbacher (ed), Yossi Shain (ed)

January 2010

Georgetown University Press


Table of Contents

Power and the Past: Collective Memory and International Relations
Edited by Eric Langenbacher, Yossi Shain

Introduction: Twenty-First-Century Memories
Eric Langenbacher and Yossi Shain

1. Collective Memory as a Factor in Political Culture and International Relations
Eric Langenbacher

2. Germany's National Identity, Collective Memory, and Role Abroad
Bettina Warburg

3. Collective Memory and German-Polish Relations
Eric Langenbacher

4. Building Up a Memory: Austria, Switzerland, and Europe Face the Holocaust
Avi Beker

5. Memory, Tradition, and Revival: Who, Then, Speaks for the Jews?
Ori Z. Soltes

6. September 11 in the Rearview Mirror: Contemporary Policies and Perceptions of the Past
Omer Bartov

7. The Eventful Dates 12/12 and 9/11: Tales of Experience in Contemporary History
Michael Kazin

8. The Use and Abuse of History in Berlin and Washington Since 9/11: A Plea for a New Era of Candor
Jeffrey Herf

9. Of Shrines and Hooligans: The Structure of the History Problem in East Asia after 9/11
Thomas U. Berger
10. Popular Culture and Collective Memory: Remembering and Forgetting in Chinese-U.S. Relations after 9/11
Gerrit W. Gong

Conclusion: Collective Memory and the Logic of Appropriate Behavior
Yossi Shain




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