Memory/ monstrosity/ representation

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dc.contributor.author Becker, Carol
dc.date.accessioned 1999-06-11T13:49:11Z
dc.date.available 1999-06-11T13:49:11Z
dc.date.issued 1999-06-11T13:49:11Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/7626
dc.description Paper presented at the Wits History Workshop: The TRC; Commissioning the Past, 11-14 June, 1999 Version appears in her Surpassing the spectacle, 2002. en_US
dc.description.abstract The war against the United States in Vietnam has moved from being a nightmare to a memory for the Vietnamese. In the U.S. there is still a division between those who thought the war justified and those who were against it. War memorials in both countries reflect these facts. Many veterans of the war were greatly damaged by it physically and mentally. Many go to Vietnam to help with its rebuilding. The government of the United States has not dealt adequately with it. The model of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission with its ideas of openness, forgiveness and restorative justice should help here and be a model for the World. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Wits History Workshop paper;14
dc.subject Vietnam War (United States) en_US
dc.subject Vietnam Veterans en_US
dc.subject Truth and Reconciliation Commission en_US
dc.subject War Memorials en_US
dc.title Memory/ monstrosity/ representation en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US


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