Places of Pain and Shame: Dealing with "Difficult Heritage"


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Places of Pain and Shame is a cross-cultural study of sites that represent painful and/or shameful episodes in a national or local community's history, and the ways that government agencies, heritage professionals and the communities themselves seek to remember, commemorate and conserve these cases - or, conversely, choose to forget them. Such episodes and locations include: massacre and genocide sites, places related to prisoners of war, civil and political prisons, and places of 'benevolent' internment such as leper ...

Places of Pain and Shame: Dealing with 'difficult Heritage' 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415454506

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