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Encounter on the Great PlainsScandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Karen V. Hansen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746811
eISBN:
9780199369478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746811.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

In 1904, Scandinavian settlers began moving onto the Spirit Lake Dakota Indian Reservation. These land-hungry first and second generation immigrants struggled with a poverty nearly as severe as that ... More

The Long DefeatCultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

How do memories of national trauma remain relevant to culture and society long after the event? Why do the memories of difficult experiences endure, and even intensify, despite people’s impulse to ... More

The Politics of ConsolationMemory and the Meaning of September 11

The Politics of Consolation: Memory and the Meaning of September 11

Christina Simko

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199381784
eISBN:
9780199381814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381784.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

What meaning can be found in calamity and suffering? This question is in some sense perennial, reverberating through the canons of theology, philosophy, and literature. Today, this book reveals, it ... More

Reluctant WitnessesSurvivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness

Reluctant Witnesses: Survivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness

Arlene Stein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199733583
eISBN:
9780199381937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Reluctant Witnesses mixes history, memoir, and sociological analysis to tell the story of the rise of Holocaust consciousness in the United States from the perspective of survivors and their ... More

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