Daily Archives: December 5, 2019

Remembering so as to forget

In Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Memory through the Camera’s Eye, Barbie Zelizer argues that World War II Holocaust photographs came, over time, to stand for war atrocity as such. Contemporary photographs of Cambodia, Bosnia, and Rwanda consciously invoke familiar concentration camp images. … Continue reading

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Militarism’s effect on the US

Nikhil Pal Singh: … the wars in which U.S. soldiers and support personnel have been engaged on three continents for the past two decades retain a hazy, distant, and amorphous character; this perception is also typical now among civilian noncombatants. … Continue reading

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