Trauma and the memory of politics / Jenny Edkins.

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Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction: trauma, violence and political community
  • 2. Survivor memories and the diagnosis of trauma: the Great War and Vietnam
  • 3. War memorials and remembrance: the London Cenotaph and the Vietnam Wall
  • 4. Concentraton camp memorials and museums: Dachau and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • 5. Testimony and sovereign power after Auschwitz: Holocaust witness and Kosovo refugees
  • 6. Conclusion: the return of the political - the memory of politics.