Hiroshima : The Origins of Global Memory CultureMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (348 p.)ISBN: 9781316144053Subject(s): Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi | Collective memory -- Case studies | Collective memory -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography | Memorials -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi | Peace -- Political aspects -- Japan | War victims -- Mental healthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hiroshima : The Origins of Global Memory CultureDDC classification: 940.54/2521954 LOC classification: D767.25.H6 -- .Z95 2014ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Table of contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgments -- Note on the text -- Introduction -- Hiroshima (Nagasaki) and the politics of commemoration -- The Holocaust and Hiroshima in Israel and the Cold War West -- A different form of knowledge: the rupture of war and the rise of experience and trauma as universal paradigms -- 1 The bright flash of peace -- Introduction: explaining the bomb -- Commemorations: "the bomb has brought us peace"
Selling Hiroshima I: tourism, fundraising and the beginning of A-bomb artifacts -- Selling Hiroshima II: the 1949 Hiroshima Peace City Memorial Law -- Tange Kenzō and the making of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park -- Conclusion: Yad Vashem, Hiroshima and the 1940s moment -- 2 Modernity's angst -- Introduction: the emotional turn and the making of the survivor -- Transitions: emotional regimes and reactions -- Making choices: survivors of Hiroshima and the anti-nuclear movement -- The atomic bomb maidens and the logic of emotional inclusion -- Conclusion: between shame and pride
3 Socialist bombs and peaceful atoms -- Introduction: the turbulent 1950s -- The rise and fall of the anti-nuclear movement -- Cold War Modernity: the Peace Park, "Atoms for Peace" and the Hiroshima Recovery Expo -- The strange story of Hiroshima Castle: nostalgia and tourism in the bomb's shadow -- Conclusion: Hiroshima, the USA and the axis of Hiroshima history -- 4 Wounds of the heart -- Introduction: psychiatry, trauma and the survivor in Hiroshima and beyond -- Japanese psychiatry and the bomb -- Western psychiatry and survivors' reparation debates
Robert Lifton's Hiroshima and the making of PTSD -- Conclusion: nuclear anxiety, survivors and Hiroshima's forgotten role -- 5 The Hiroshima-Auschwitz Peace March -- Introduction: the era of the witness -- Uniting the victims of the world's places of atrocity: the Peace March departs -- Eichmann in Hiroshima: the Holocaust through Japanese eyes -- Singapore: the "blood debt" -- In the land of survivors: the Peace March in Israel -- Exchanging mementos of death: the Peace March arrives at Auschwitz -- Conclusion: the founding of the Hiroshima-Auschwitz Committee and the mobilization of solidarity
6 A sacred ground for peace -- Introduction: the uses of the sacred -- A shrine for peace: preserving the A-bomb Dome -- Army marches, riotous students and bike gangs -- Sacred objects: the Hiroshima Peace Museum's realism debate -- Conclusion: beyond Hiroshima - tourism, violence and politics in Yad Vashem, Auschwitz and beyond -- 7 Peeling red apples -- Introduction: the globalization of commemoration -- Beginnings: the launching of the Museum Campaign -- Roman Catholic universalism in Hiroshima and Auschwitz -- The international context: Israel, Poland and the Jewish turn
Competing victimizations and Arab protest
An original and compelling new analysis of Hiroshima's place within the global development of Holocaust and World War II memory.
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