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Nanking 1937: Memory and Healing : Memory and Healing - Robert Sabella

Nanking 1937: Memory and Healing

Memory and Healing

Paperback Published: 30th April 2002
ISBN: 9780765608178
Number Of Pages: 304

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In recent years the international community has begun to scrutinize and, in many cases, condemn the atrocities that took place at Nanking in late 1937. This is all part of a larger worldwide movement in which both nations and multinational groups are attempting to reach closure regarding past atrocities and inhumanities. As represented by the contributors to this book, these activities have an importance reaching far beyond aggressors or victims, beyond admission or vindication, but rather are a search for the common causes of all human atrocities and for solutions that would set humanity on a path toward a more peaceful and harmonious international community.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Nanking in a Global Context
The Nanking Massacre as a Historical Symbol
Redressing Grievances: Assessing the Nanking Massacre
Revisiting Nanking: Views From China and Japan
Causes of the Nanking Massacre
The Nanking Massacre Reassessed: A Study of the Sino-Japanese Controversy over the Factual Number of Massacred Victims
Remembering the Nanking Massacre
The Overall Picture of the "Nanking Massacre"
Remembering Nanking
Reporting the "Fall of Nankin" and the Suppression of a Japanese Literacy "Memory" of the Nature of a War
Refighting the Nanking Massacre: The Continuing Struggle Over Memory
Healing the Wounds
The "Black Milk" of Human Consciousness: Thinking About the Nanking Massacre in Light of Jewish Memory
The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, War Responsibility, and Postwar Responsibility
Toward a Common Historical Understanding: The Nanking Massacre as a Challenge of Transnational History
Contributors and Advisers
Index
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ISBN: 9780765608178
ISBN-10: 0765608170
Series: Studies of the East Asian Institute
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 30th April 2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.41