By Craig Larkin
This e-book examines the legacy of Lebanon’s civil conflict and the way the inhabitants, and the adolescence particularly, are facing their nationwide earlier. Drawing on broad qualitative study and social remark, the writer explores the efforts of these who desire to take note, in order to not repeat previous errors, and people who desire to forget.
In contemplating how the Lebanese adolescence are negotiating this collective reminiscence, Larkin addresses matters of:
- Lebanese post-war amnesia and the slow emergence of latest reminiscence discourses and public debates
- Lebanese nationalism and old reminiscence
- visual reminiscence and mnemonic landscapes
- oral reminiscence and post-war narratives
- war reminiscence as an agent of ethnic clash and a device for reconciliation and peace-building.
- trans-generational trauma or postmemory.
Shedding new gentle on trauma and the endurance of ethnic and non secular hostility, this ebook bargains a special perception into Lebanon’s routine communal tensions and a clean standpoint at the factor of conflict reminiscence. As such, this can be a necessary addition to the prevailing literature on Lebanon and should be correct for students of sociology, center East reports, anthropology, politics and history.
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Memory and Conflict in Lebanon: Remembering and Forgetting the Past (Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics) by Craig Larkin