Reviews

Author: 
Alexander Etkind, Rory Finnin, Uilleam Blacker, Julie Fedor, Simon Lewis, Maria Mälksoo, Matilda Mroz
Reviewer: 
Lidia Zessin-Jurek

Zessin-Jurek on Etkind and Finnin and Blacker and Fedor and Lewis and Mälksoo and Mroz, 'Remembering Katyn'


Alexander Etkind, Rory Finnin, Uilleam Blacker, Julie Fedor, Simon Lewis, Maria Mälksoo, Matilda Mroz. Remembering Katyn. Cambridge: Polity, 2012. xxviii + 185 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-5577-2.

Reviewed by Lidia Zessin-Jurek (Imre-Kertesz Kolleg, Jena)
Published on H-Memory (June, 2014)
Commissioned by Catherine Baker

Author: 
Esther Benbassa
Reviewer: 
Diana Popescu

Popescu on Benbassa, 'Suffering as Identity: The Jewish Paradigm'


Esther Benbassa. Suffering as Identity: The Jewish Paradigm. Trans. G. M. Goshgarian. London: Verso, 2010. x + 207 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84467-403-9; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84467-404-6.

Reviewed by Diana Popescu
Published on H-Memory (May, 2014)
Commissioned by Linda Levitt

Author: 
Miles Orvell
Reviewer: 
Charles McCrary

McCrary on Orvell, 'The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space and Community'


Miles Orvell. The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space and Community. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. xiii + 286 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3568-5.

Reviewed by Charles McCrary (FSU)
Published on H-Memory (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Linda Levitt

The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space and Community

Author: 
Henrik Stenius, Mirja Österberg, Johan Östling
Reviewer: 
Laura Schlosberg

Schlosberg on Stenius and Österberg and Östling, 'Nordic Narratives of the Second World War: National Historiographies Revisited'


Henrik Stenius, Mirja Österberg, Johan Östling. Nordic Narratives of the Second World War: National Historiographies Revisited. Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 2011. 176 S. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-91-85509-49-2.

Reviewed by Laura Schlosberg (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Memory (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Catherine Baker

Author: 
Erika Kuhlman
Reviewer: 
Drew Flanagan

Flanagan on Kuhlman, 'Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War'


Erika Kuhlman. Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War. New York: New York University Press, 2012. x + 225 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-4839-8.

Reviewed by Drew Flanagan (Brandeis University)
Published on H-Memory (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Catherine Baker

Author: 
Siobhan Kattago
Reviewer: 
Piotr Kisiel

Kisiel on Kattago, 'Memory and Representation in Contemporary Europe: The Persistence of the Past'


Siobhan Kattago. Memory and Representation in Contemporary Europe: The Persistence of the Past. Farnham: Ashgate, 2012. 141 S. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-3637-9.

Reviewed by Piotr Kisiel (European University Institute)
Published on H-Memory (June, 2013)
Commissioned by Catherine Baker

Author: 
Ana Lucia Araujo, ed.
Reviewer: 
Chris Lloyd

Lloyd on Araujo, 'Politics of Memory: Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space'


Ana Lucia Araujo, ed. Politics of Memory: Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space. New York: Routledge, 2012. viii + 296 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-52692-0.

Reviewed by Chris Lloyd (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Published on H-Memory (May, 2013)
Commissioned by Linda Levitt

Navigating Slavery's Memories

Author: 
Nick Hodgin, Caroline Pearce
Reviewer: 
Richard Boffey

Boffey on Hodgin and Pearce, 'The GDR Remembered: Representations of the East German State Since 1989'


Nick Hodgin, Caroline Pearce. The GDR Remembered: Representations of the East German State Since 1989. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2011. 300 S. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-434-9.

Reviewed by Richard Boffey (University of Leeds)
Published on H-Memory (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Catherine Baker

Author: 
Yuki Miyamoto
Reviewer: 
Roger Chapman

Chapman on Miyamoto, 'Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima'


Yuki Miyamoto. Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima. Bordering Religions: Concepts, Conflicts, and Conversations Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. 160 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-4050-0; $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-4051-7.

Author: 
Taner Akçam
Reviewer: 
Melissa King

King on Akçam, 'The Young Turks' Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire'


Taner Akçam. The Young Turks' Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. xlii + 483 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15333-9.

Reviewed by Melissa King (University of California, Riverside)
Published on H-Memory (February, 2013)
Commissioned by Catherine Baker

Author: 
Kristi M. Wilson, Tomás F. Crowder-Taraborrelli, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Jinks

Jinks on Wilson and Crowder-Taraborrelli, 'Film and Genocide'


Kristi M. Wilson, Tomás F. Crowder-Taraborrelli, eds. Film and Genocide. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. x + 266 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-28564-7.

Reviewed by Rebecca Jinks (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Published on H-Memory (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Catherine Baker

Author: 
Thomas J. Anastasio, Kristen Ann Ehrenberger, Patrick Watson, Wenyi Zhang
Reviewer: 
Guy Lancaster

Lancaster on Anastasio and Ehrenberger and Watson and Zhang, 'Individual and Collective Memory Consolidation: Analogous Processes on Different Levels'


Thomas J. Anastasio, Kristen Ann Ehrenberger, Patrick Watson, Wenyi Zhang. Individual and Collective Memory Consolidation: Analogous Processes on Different Levels. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012. ix + 333 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-01704-6.

Reviewed by Guy Lancaster
Published on H-Memory (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Linda Levitt

Author: 
John Borneman
Reviewer: 
David A. Messenger

Messenger on Borneman, 'Political Crime and the Memory of Loss'


John Borneman. Political Crime and the Memory of Loss. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011. xiii + 243 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-22351-7; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35689-5.

Reviewed by David A. Messenger
Published on H-Memory (December, 2012)
Commissioned by Catherine Baker

Author: 
Richard V. Francaviglia
Reviewer: 
Boyd Cothran

Cothran on Francaviglia, 'Go East, Young Man: Imagining the American West as the Orient'


Richard V. Francaviglia. Go East, Young Man: Imagining the American West as the Orient. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2011. 310 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87421-809-1; ISBN 978-0-87421-810-7; ISBN 978-0-87421-811-4.

Reviewed by Boyd Cothran
Published on H-Memory (December, 2012)
Commissioned by Linda Levitt

Author: 
María del Pilar Blanco
Reviewer: 
Chris Lloyd

Lloyd on Blanco, 'Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the Hemispheric Imagination'


María del Pilar Blanco. Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the Hemispheric Imagination. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. ix + 225 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-4214-6.

Reviewed by Chris Lloyd
Published on H-Memory (November, 2012)
Commissioned by Linda Levitt

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