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Learning from the Germans : race and the memory of evil —Neiman, Susan, author.

"As an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the...

D Day through German eyes : eyewitness accounts of German soldiers of June 6th 1944

Almost all accounts of D Day are told from the Allied perspective. But what was it like to be a German soldier in the bunkers of the Normandy coast, facing the onslaught of the mightiest invasion in history? What motivat...

Authorized heritage : place, memory, and historic sites in prairie Canada —Coutts, Robert, 1953- author.

"Authorized Heritage analyses the history of commemoration at heritage sites across western Canada. Using extensive research in Parks Canada records, it argues that heritage narratives are almost always based on national...

Makhno and memory : anarchist and Mennonite narratives of Ukraine's Civil War, 1917-1921 —Patterson, Sean, 1982- author.

"Nestor Makhno has been called a revolutionary anarchist, a peasant rebel, the Ukrainian Robin Hood, a mass-murderer, a pogromist, and a devil. These epithets had their origins in the Russian Civil War (1917-1921), where...

In praise of forgetting : historical memory and its ironies —Rieff, David, author.

"The conventional wisdom about historical memory is summed up in George Santayana's celebrated phrase, ٢Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.٣ Today, the consensus that it is moral to remember, i...

Mining and communities in Northern Canada : history, politics, and memory

"For indigenous communities throughout the globe, mining has been a historical forerunner of colonialism, introducing new, and often disruptive, settlement patterns and economic arrangements. Although indigenous communit...

The Churchill myths —Fielding, Steven, 1961- author.

"This is not a book about Winston Churchill. It is not principally about his politics, nor his rhetorical imagination, nor even about the man himself. Instead, it addresses the varied afterlives of the man and the persis...

The reckoning : our nation's trauma and finding a way to heal —Trump, Mary L., author.

Donald Trump's niece, Mary L. Trump, examines America's national trauma, rooted in our history but dramatically exacerbated by the impact of current events and the Trump administration's corrupt and immoral policies. Our...

The fight for history : 75 years of forgetting, remembering, and remaking Canada's Second World War —Cook, Tim, 1971- author.

"A masterful telling of the way World War Two has been remembered, forgotten, and remade by Canada over seventy-five years. The Second World War shaped modern Canada. It led to the country's emergence as a middle power o...

Oral traditions and storytelling —Yasuda, Anita, author.

"Explores the role of storytelling in Indigenous culture and how they are keeping their oral traditions alive for future generations."-- Provided by publisher.

Cartographies of violence : Japanese Canadian women, memory, and the subjects of the internment —Oikawa, Mona, 1955-

"In 1942, the federal government expelled more than 22,000 Japanese Canadians from their homes in British Columbia. From 1942 to 1949, they were dispossessed, sent to incarceration sites, and dispersed across Canada. Ove...

Surviving Wounded Knee : the Lakotas and the politics of memory —Grua, David W., author.

"Published on the 125th anniversary of this controversial event, Surviving Wounded Knee examines the Lakota survivors' half-century pursuit of justice and points to lingering questions about the United States' willingnes...

Belonging a German reckons with history and home —Krug, Nora, author, artist.
Graphic Novel
2018
Availability: 6 of 7

"A revelatory, visually stunning graphic memoir by award-winning artist Nora Krug, telling the story of her attempt to confront the hidden truths of her family's wartime past in Nazi Germany and to comprehend the forces ...

Living with war : twentieth-century conflict in Canadian and American history and memory —Teigrob, Robert, 1966- author.

"Canada and the United States: we think of one as a peaceable kingdom, the other as a warrior nation. But do our expectations about each country's attitudes to war and peace match the realities? In Living with War, Rober...

No time like the present —Gordimer, Nadine.

Interracial couple Steve and Jabulile are able to live happily together with their two children in a newly free South Africa, but their lives are defined by the constant struggle to marry their nation's past with its pre...

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