Genocide and the Politics of Memory: Studying Death to Preserve Life

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Explaining Memory POSITIVIST AND INTERPRETIVE SOCIAL SCIENCE

Telford Taylor, U.S. chief counsel at Nuremberg, concludes his book, Nuremberg and Vietnam: An American Tragedy ( 1970), by stating that "we failed to learn the lessons we undertook to teach at Nuremberg, and that failure is today's American tragedy" (p. 207). As we gaze upon the late twentieth century, it becomes apparent that Taylor was depressingly accurate. We have, indeed, failed to learn lessons taught by the history of human destructiveness, and the continued repetition remains our human tragedy. One has only to examine the daily newspaper to read accounts of "ethnic cleansing" in Bosnia, famine in Somalia, war and ethnic hatred in numerous other portions

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Table of contents

  • Title Page ii
  • Contents ix
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • One - Politics, Memory, and Mass Death 1
  • Two - Studying Death 37
  • 1 - Constructing Memory Survivors and Theorist 39
  • 11 - Explaining Memory Positivist and Interpretive Social Science 71
  • 111 - Transmitting Memory Why People Kill 95
  • Three - >Preserving Life 157
  • Epilogue - Memory, Hope, and Triumph Over Evil 213
  • References 217
  • Index 237
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