Coming to Terms with a Dark Past: How Post-Conflict Societies Deal with History

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Sammanfattning

Finland, South Africa and Bosnia-Herzegovina are each burdened by memories of a civil war. History wars have been fought on the arenas of public memory and history education. This book studies how the parties to these conflicts have attributed guilr to "the others" nad victimhood to "us" in each country, and compares theri respective memory politics and education strategies. The author draws on the potential of "history from below" activities and multiperspectival history lessons.
Bidragets översatta titelHankalan menneisyyden hallinta: Miten konfliktin jälkeiset yhteiskunnat käsittelevät historiaa
Originalspråkengelska
UtgivningsortFrankfurt am Main
FörlagPeter Lang
Antal sidor181
ISBN (tryckt)978-3-631-63902-3
ISBN (elektroniskt)978-3-653-02359-6
StatusPublicerad - 2012
MoE-publikationstypC1 Separata vetenskapliga böcker

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  • 516 Pedagogik
  • 615 Historia och arkeologi

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