Publisher: Cambridge University Press (May 4, 2010)
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Silence lies among forgetting and remembering. This e-book explores how diversified societies have developed silences to permit women and men to outlive and make experience of the catastrophic outcomes of armed clash. utilizing a number disciplinary methods, it examines the silences that experience violence in twentieth-century Europe, the center East, and Africa. those essays express that silence is a robust language of remembrance and commemoration and a cultural perform with its personal ideas. This broad-ranging publication discloses the universality of silence within the methods we expect approximately warfare via examples starting from the Spanish Civil warfare and the Israeli-Palestinian clash to the Armenian Genocide and South Africa's fact and Reconciliation fee. Bringing jointly scholarship on diverse practices in several cultures, this ebook breaks new flooring within the huge literature on reminiscence, and opens up new avenues of mirrored image and study at the lingering aftermath of struggle.