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Commemoration and Bloody Sunday

Commemoration and Bloody Sunday [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0230248675
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In this wide-ranging study of the politics of memory in Northern Ireland, Brian Conway examines the 'career' of the commemoration of Bloody Sunday, and looks at how and why the way this historic event is remembered has undergone change over time. Drawing on original empirical data, he provides new insights into the debate on collective memory.

The Irish Parading Tradition

The Irish Parading Tradition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0333993853
Author: T. Fraser
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The Irish Parading Tradition by T. Fraser Book Resume:

The book examines the evolution and current significance of the parading tradition in Ireland. Since 1995, confrontations over parades have existed side by side with the Northern Ireland peace process. The most bitter of these have occurred over the Drumcree church parade at Portadown and the Relief of Derry parades. Using a range of historical and anthropological perspectives, the book traces the parading tradition from the seventeenth century to the present.

Commemorating War

Commemorating War [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1351527649
Author: Graham Dawson
Publisher: Routledge
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Commemorating War by Graham Dawson Book Resume:

War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes that have led to this development, among them the passing of the two world wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the politics of war memory and commemoration, the book illuminates the struggle to install particular memories at the center of a cultural world, and offers an extensive argument about how the politics of commemoration practices should be understood. Commemorating War analyzes a range of forms of remembrance, from public commemorations orchestrated by nation-states to personal testimonies of war survivors; and from cultural memories of war represented in films, plays and novels to investigations of wartime atrocities in courts of human rights. It presents a wide range of international case studies, encompassing lesser-known national histories and wars beyond the well-trodden terrain of Vietnam and the two world wars in Europe. Emerging from this book is an important critique of both "state-centered" approaches to war memory and those that regard commemoration primarily as a human response to loss and grief. Offering a wealth of empirical research material, this book will be important for cultural and oral historians, sociologists, researchers in international relations and human rights, and anybody with an interest in the cultural construction of memory in contemporary society.

Lullabies and Battle Cries

Lullabies and Battle Cries [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1785339222
Author: Jaime Rollins
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Lullabies and Battle Cries by Jaime Rollins Book Resume:

Set against a volatile political landscape, Irish republican culture has struggled to maintain continuity with the past, affirm legitimacy in the present, and generate a sense of community for the future. Lullabies and Battle Cries explores the relationship between music, emotion, memory, and identity in republican parading bands, with a focus on how this music continues to be utilized in a post-conflict climate. As author Jaime Rollins shows, rebel parade music provides a foundational idiom of national and republican expression, acting as a critical medium for shaping new political identities within continually shifting dynamics of republican culture.

The Bloodied Field

The Bloodied Field [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1788492293
Author: Michael Foley
Publisher: The O\'Brien Press Ltd
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The Bloodied Field by Michael Foley Book Resume:

On the morning of 21 November 1920, Jane Boyle walked to Sunday Mass in the church where she would be married five days later. That afternoon she went with her fiancé to watch Tipperary and Dublin play a Gaelic football match at Croke Park. Across the city fourteen men lay dead in their beds after a synchronised IRA attack designed to cripple British intelligence services in Ireland. Trucks of police and military rumbled through the city streets as hundreds of people clamoured at the metal gates of Dublin Castle seeking refuge. Some of them were headed for Croke Park. Award-winning journalist and author Michael Foley recounts the extraordinary story of Bloody Sunday in Croke Park and the 90 seconds of shooting that changed Ireland forever. In a deeply intimate portrait he tells for the first time the stories of those killed, the police and military personnel who were in Croke Park that day, and the families left shattered in its aftermath, all against the backdrop of a fierce conflict that stretched from the streets of Dublin and the hedgerows of Tipperary to the halls of Westminster. Updated with new information and photographs.

Religion and Violence

Religion and Violence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317461096
Author: Jeffrey Ian Ross
Publisher: Routledge
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Religion and Violence by Jeffrey Ian Ross Book Resume:

First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &; Francis, an informa company.

The Violence of the Image

The Violence of the Image [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1000211746
Author: Liam Kennedy,Caitlin Patrick
Publisher: Routledge
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The Violence of the Image by Liam Kennedy,Caitlin Patrick Book Resume:

Photography has visualized international relations and conflicts from the midnineteenth century onwards and continues to be an important medium in framing the worlds of distant, suffering others. Although photojournalism has been challenged in recent decades, claims that it is dead are premature. The Violence of the Image examines the roles of image producers and the functions of photographic imagery in the documentation of wars, violent conflicts and human rights issues; tackling controversial ideas such as 'witnessing', the making of appeals based on displays of human suffering and the much-cited concept of 'compassion fatigue'. In the twenty-first century, the advent of digital photography, camera phones and socialmedia platforms has altered the relationship between photographers, the medium and the audience- as well as contributing to an ongoing blurring of the boundaries between news and entertainment and professional and amateur journalism. The Violence of the Image explores how new vernacular and artistic modes of photographic production articulate international friction.This innovative, timely book makes a major contribution to discussions about the power of the image in conflict.

Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums

Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1350103713
Author: Constantin Iordachi,Péter Apor
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums by Constantin Iordachi,Péter Apor Book Resume:

This volume offers fresh perspectives on the representation of the recent past in museums of the Second World War and of communism in post-communist Eastern Europe. It does so against the background of recent European-wide debates on history, memory and politics. The contributors from across Europe focus comparatively on a wide variety of case studies, pointing out similarities and differences, and accounting for transnational patterns of remembrance at regional and European level. Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums argues that museums have a huge influence on the image of the communist past in Eastern Europe. It shows how they use a vast array of media tools, visual tactics and commercial strategies in order to substantiate ideological approaches to the past and to shape the attitude of public opinion.

Sacred and Secular Martyrdom in Britain and Ireland since 1914

Sacred and Secular Martyrdom in Britain and Ireland since 1914 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1350019267
Author: John Wolffe
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Sacred and Secular Martyrdom in Britain and Ireland since 1914 by John Wolffe Book Resume:

During and immediately after the First World War, there was a merging of Christian and nationalist traditions of martyrdom, expressed in the design of war cemeteries and war memorials, and the state funeral of the Unknown Warrior in 1920. John Wolffe explores the subsequent development of these traditions of 'sacred' and 'secular' martyrdom, analysing the ways in which they operated - sometimes in parallel, sometimes merged together and sometimes in conflict with each other. Particular topics explored include the Protestant commemoration of Marian and missionary martyrs, and the Roman Catholic campaign for the canonization of the 'saints and martyrs of England'. Secular martyrdom is discussed in relation to military conflicts especially the Second World War and the Falklands. In Ireland there was a particularly persistent merging of sacred and secular martyrdom in the wake of the Easter Rising of 1916 although by the time of the Northern Ireland 'Troubles' in the later twentieth-century these traditions diverged. In covering these themes, the book also offers historical and comparative context for understanding present-day acts of martyrdom in the form of suicide attacks.

Empires of Remorse

Empires of Remorse [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317599195
Author: Tom Bentley
Publisher: Routledge
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Empires of Remorse by Tom Bentley Book Resume:

Until deep into the 20th century, empire remained a source of pride for European states and their politicians. The 21st century, however, has seen the unexpected emergence of certain European states apologising to their former colonies. Analysing apologies from Germany, Belgium, Britain and Italy, this book explores the shifting ways in which these countries represent their colonial pasts and investigates what this reveals about contemporary international politics, particularly relations between (former) coloniser and colonised. It is argued that, far from renouncing colonialism in its entirety, the apologies are replete with discourses that are reminiscent of the core legitimising tenets of empire. Specifically, the book traces how the apologies both illuminate and recycle many of the inequalities, mind-sets and ambivalences that circulated at the height of empire. This book will be of key interest to scholars and students of peace and post-conflict resolution studies, memory studies, colonial studies and postcolonial theory. More broadly, it will be of interest to those studying political science, International Relations, sociology and development.

Recovering Memory

Recovering Memory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1443809306
Author: Hedda Friberg,Irene Gilsenan Nordin,Lene Yding Pedersen
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Recovering Memory by Hedda Friberg,Irene Gilsenan Nordin,Lene Yding Pedersen Book Resume:

Various ways of collecting, storing and recovering memories have been the focus of the most recent joint research project carried out by a group of Irish Studies scholars, all based in the Nordic countries and members of the Nordic Irish Studies Network (NISN). The result of the project, Recovering Memory: Irish Representations of Past and Present, is a collection of essays which examines the theme of memory in Irish literature and culture against the theoretical background of the philosophical discourse of modernity. Offering a wide range of perspectives, this volume examines a plurality of representations—past and present—of memory, both public and private, and the intersection between collective memory and individual in modern Ireland. Also explored is the relation between memory and identity—national and private—as well as questions of subjectivity and the construction of the self. Given Ireland’s tragic past and its long history of colonisation, it is inevitable that various aspects of memory in terms of nationality, post-colonialism, and politics also have bearing on this study. The volume is divided into five sections, each of which examines one broadly defined aspect of memory. The introductory section focuses on memory and history, and is followed by sections on memory and autobiography, place, identity, and memory in the work of novelist John Banville. Within each section, the individual writers engage in a fruitful dialogue with each other and with the approaches of such theorists as Arendt, Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Ricoeur, and Baudrillard.

Presence of the Cross in Public Spaces

Presence of the Cross in Public Spaces [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1443878669
Author: Piotr Stanisz,Michał Zawiślak,Marta Ordon
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Presence of the Cross in Public Spaces by Piotr Stanisz,Michał Zawiślak,Marta Ordon Book Resume:

The judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Lautsi vs. Italy (3 November 2009 and 18 March 2011) served as a catalyst for the debate on the presence of the cross in the public space in a number of European states. What are the effects of this debate? What is the meaning attributed to so-called negative religious freedom viewed in relation to the right to manifest religion and protect tradition and culture? Answers to these and related questions are provided in this volume by experienced contributors, who adopt diversified research perspectives and viewpoints. The analyses presented here concern not only the established democracies of Western Europe, but also post-communist states. Owing to the multifaceted approach thus offered, the book will prove to be helpful in distinguishing the implications of respect for the freedom of thought, conscience and religion from the consequences of diversified constitutional norms adopted in individual states, and also from subjective expectations.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives

The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483359913
Author: Paul Joseph
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives by Paul Joseph Book Resume:

Traditional explorations of war look through the lens of history and military science, focusing on big events, big battles, and big generals. By contrast, The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspective views war through the lens of the social sciences, looking at the causes, processes and effects of war and drawing from a vast group of fields such as communication and mass media, economics, political science and law, psychology and sociology. Key features include: · Approximately 700 entries organized A-to-Z, authored and signed by key academics in the field · Entries conclude with cross-references and further readings, aiding the researcher further in their research journeys · An alternative Reader’s Guide table of contents groups articles by disciplinary areas and by broad themes · A Glossary and helpful Resource Guide directing researchers to classic books, journals and electronic resources for more in-depth study This important and distinctive work will be a key reference for all researchers in the fields of political science, international relations and sociology.

The Labour of Memory

The Labour of Memory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137341645
Author: M. Allen
Publisher: Springer
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The Labour of Memory by M. Allen Book Resume:

This book presents a study of remembrance practices emerging after the 2005 London bombings. Matthew Allen explores a range of cases that not only illustrate the effects of the organisation of remembrance on its participants, but reveal how people engaged in memorial culture to address difficult and unbearable conditions in the wake of 7/7.

Changes in Contemporary Ireland

Changes in Contemporary Ireland [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1443867683
Author: Catherine Rees
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Changes in Contemporary Ireland by Catherine Rees Book Resume:

This volume explores the cultural, literary, theatrical, and political changes in Irish society from 1980. The so-called ‘Celtic Tiger’ brought about cultural and economic rejuvenation in Ireland but this new found confidence and prosperity was destabilised by other events, such as the scandals in the Catholic Church, bringing into question the role of traditional institutions in contemporary Irish life. The ending of the Troubles and signing of the Good Friday Agreement similarly heralded a new era in terms of positive political change, but recent paramilitary activity threatens to undermine the progress made in the 1990s, as waves of new violence hit the North. Equally, recent economic recession has halted the radical growth seen in the Republic over recent decades. This book therefore problematises the concept of change and progress by juxtaposing these events, and asking what real changes can be traced in modern Ireland. The contributors frequently reflect on the changes and upheavals this period of dramatic economic, political and cultural change has prompted. The volume includes contributions from the fields of politics, cultural studies, sport, history, geography, media and film studies, and theatre and literature. As such it is a decidedly interdisciplinary study, exploring wide-ranging topics and issues relevant to contemporary Irish Studies.

Social Movements, Cultural Memory and Digital Media

Social Movements, Cultural Memory and Digital Media [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3030328279
Author: Samuel Merrill,Emily Keightley,Priska Daphi
Publisher: Springer Nature
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Social Movements, Cultural Memory and Digital Media by Samuel Merrill,Emily Keightley,Priska Daphi Book Resume:

This collected volume is the first to study the interface between contemporary social movements, cultural memory and digital media. Establishing the digital memory work practices of social movements as an important area of research, it reveals how activists use digital media to lay claim to, circulate and curate cultural memories. Interdisciplinary in scope, its contributors address mobilizations of mediated remembrance in the USA, Germany, Sweden, Italy, India, Argentina, the UK and Russia.

Representing Irish Religious Histories

Representing Irish Religious Histories [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 331941531X
Author: Jacqueline Hill,Mary Ann Lyons
Publisher: Springer
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Representing Irish Religious Histories by Jacqueline Hill,Mary Ann Lyons Book Resume:

This collection begins on the premise that, until recently, religion has been particularly influential in Ireland in forming a sense of identity, and in creating certain versions of reality. History has also been a key component in that process, and the historical evolution of Christianity has been appropriated by the main religious denominations – Catholic, Church of Ireland, and Presbyterian – with a view to reinforcing their own identities. This book explores the ways in which this occurred; the writing of religious history, and some of the manifestations of that process, forms key parts of the collection. Also included are chapters discussing current and recent attempts to examine the legacy of collective religious memory - notably in Northern Ireland - based on projects designed to encourage reflection about the religious past among both adults and school-children. Readers will find this collection particularly timely in view of the current ‘decade of commemorations’.

Trauma and Public Memory

Trauma and Public Memory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137406801
Author: J. Goodall,C. Lee
Publisher: Springer
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Trauma and Public Memory by J. Goodall,C. Lee Book Resume:

This collection explores the ways in which traumatic experience becomes a part of public memory. It explores the premise that traumatic events are realities; they happen in the world, not in the fantasy life of individuals or in the narrative frames of our televisions and cinemas.

Television, Memory and Nostalgia

Television, Memory and Nostalgia [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0230347975
Author: A. Holdsworth
Publisher: Springer
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Television, Memory and Nostalgia by A. Holdsworth Book Resume:

An innovative and original new study, Television, Memory and Nostalgia re-imagines the relationship between the medium and its forms of memory and remembrance through a series of case studies of British and North American programmes and practices. These include ER , Grey's Anatomy , The Wire , Who Do You Think You Are? , and Life on Mars .

The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology

The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473958687
Author: David Inglis,Anna-Mari Almila
Publisher: SAGE
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The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology by David Inglis,Anna-Mari Almila Book Resume:

Cultural sociology - or the sociology of culture - has grown from a minority interest in the 1970s to become one of the largest and most vibrant areas within sociology globally. In The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology, a global range of experts explore the theory, methodology and innovations that make up this ever-expanding field. The Handbook's 40 original chapters have been organised into five thematic sections: Theoretical Paradigms Major Methodological Perspectives Domains of Inquiry Cultural Sociology in Contexts Cultural Sociology and Other Analytical Approaches Both comprehensive and current, The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology will be an essential reference tool for both advanced students and scholars across sociology, cultural studies and media studies.