By Gilly Carr,Keir Reeves
Every huge state on the planet was once at once or in a roundabout way suffering from the effect of conflict throughout the process the 20 th century, and whereas the ancient narratives of battle of those international locations are renowned, a long way much less is known approximately how small islands coped. those islands – frequently no longer countries of their personal correct yet small outposts of alternative kingdoms, nations, and countries – were relegated to mere footnotes in background and background reviews as fascinating case experiences or unimportant curiosities. but for plenty of of those small islands, battle had an everlasting effect on their heritage, reminiscence, intangible historical past and destiny cultural practices, leaving a legacy that demanded a few kind of neighborhood reaction. this can be the 1st finished quantity devoted to what the thoughts, legacies and history of struggle in small islands can educate those that stay outdoors them, via heavily comparable ancient and modern case reviews masking 20th and 21st century clash around the globe.
The quantity investigates a couple of very important questions: Why and the way is struggle reminiscence so enduring in small islands? Do components corresponding to inhabitants measurement, island dimension, isolation or geography have any effect? Do shut ties of kinship and team identification let collective thoughts to form id and its ensuing war-related history? This e-book contributes to history and reminiscence reviews and to clash and ancient archaeology by way of supplying a globally wide-ranging comparative review of small islands and their studies of struggle. Heritage of struggle in Small Island Territories is of relevance to scholars, researchers, historical past and tourism pros, neighborhood governments, and NGOs.
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Heritage and Memory of War: Responses from Small Islands (Routledge Studies in Heritage) by Gilly Carr,Keir Reeves