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By Efrat Ben-Ze'ev,Ruth Ginio,Jay Winter

Silence lies among forgetting and remembering. This booklet explores how various societies have built silences to allow women and men to outlive and make experience of the catastrophic results of armed clash. utilizing various disciplinary techniques, it examines the silences that experience violence in twentieth-century Europe, the center East, and Africa. those essays express that silence is a robust language of remembrance and commemoration and a cultural perform with its personal principles. This broad-ranging publication discloses the universality of silence within the methods we predict approximately struggle via examples starting from the Spanish Civil battle and the Israeli-Palestinian clash to the Armenian Genocide and South Africa's fact and Reconciliation fee. Bringing jointly scholarship on assorted practices in numerous cultures, this publication breaks new flooring within the large literature on reminiscence, and opens up new avenues of mirrored image and study at the lingering aftermath of war.

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