By Tim Haughton, Nicholas Martin
Concentrating on 3 of the defining moments of the 20th century - the tip of the 2 international Wars and the cave in of the Iron Curtain - this quantity offers a wealthy selection of authoritative essays, masking a variety of thematic, nearby, temporal and methodological views. by way of re-examining the hectic legacies of the century's 3 significant conflicts, the amount illuminates a few recurrent but differentiated rules pertaining to memorialisation, mythologisation, mobilisation, commemoration and disagreement, reconstruction and illustration within the aftermath of clash. The post-conflict dating among the residing and the useless, the contestation of thoughts and legacies of warfare in cultural and political discourses, and the importance of generations are key threads binding the gathering together.While now not claiming to be the definitive research of so immense a topic, the gathering however provides a sequence of enlightening ancient and cultural views from top students within the box, and it pushes again the bounds of the burgeoning box of the examine of legacies and thoughts of struggle. Bringing jointly historians, literary students, political scientists and cultural experiences specialists to debate the legacies and thoughts of struggle in Europe (1918-1945-1989), the gathering makes a tremendous contribution to the continuing interdisciplinary dialog in regards to the interwoven legacies of twentieth-century Europe's 3 significant conflicts.
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Haughton, Timothy. III. Purseigle, Pierre. : Roland Dorgelès, Remembering the Dead, and the Long Aftermath of the Great War (1919–1940) Martin Hurcombe 9 Defining Deaths: Richard Titmuss’s Problems of Social Policy and the Meaning of Britain’s Second World War Dan Todman 10 Remembrance, Religion and Reconciliation after the Fall of the Soviet Union Gabriela Welch 11 Thinking about Silence Jay Winter 12 The Long Shadows and Mixed Modes of History: Concluding Reflections on the Aftermath and Legacies of War Tim Haughton and Nicholas Martin Bibliography Index Notes on Contributors Stephen Forcer is Senior Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Birmingham.
11 How, then, did members of different generations experience these diverse transitions, and with what later consequences for communities of connection and identification? The Salience of the Past: Patterns of Experience, Connection and Identification ‘Memory’ is never a simple business. What people remember, how particular events affect subsequent generations (whether consciously or otherwise), and how remembrance is staged or suppressed for those who did not have any personal experience of a salient past, are significant processes that need to be disentangled.
The period from 1945 to 1990, by contrast, was very different. At certain flashpoints during the Cold War there were acute fears of the possibility of mutual destruction and nuclear annihilation; and the populations of eastern European states were kept under control by the threat or reality of physical repression. Yet this was nevertheless a period of ‘frozen violence’ quite unlike the continually bubbling political unrest and actual violence of the preceding period. Particularly after the erection of the Berlin Wall in 1961, in a period of détente within Europe – as the superpowers looked elsewhere, clashing particularly in Southeast Asia – generations growing up in the two German states in the 1960s and 1970s experienced a quite different sense of stability and orientation towards the future than had their predecessors in the 1920s and 1930s.
Aftermath: Legacies and Memories of War in Europe, 1918-1945-1989 by Tim Haughton, Nicholas Martin