Japanese Americans invoked their own experiences of incarceration at Fort Sill to highlight the history of racism, colonialism, and trauma.
Tag Archive for ‘Human Rights (Menschenrechte)’
The Role of History and Memory in Contemporary Chile
How much has Chile, as a society, learned from the violation of human rights under Pinochet’s dictatorship?
History, Historians, and Traumatic Pasts
20th-century experiences of political violence have motivated discussions about history as a field and about historians and their social functions.
History, Memory, and Violent Pasts in Latin America
The histories of most Latin American countries and peoples carry strong legacies of human rights violations.
43 Are Missing from the Teaching of History in Mexico
Mexico is experiencing a drawn-out crisis in human rights. The disappearance and subsequent murder of 43 students studying to be rural teachers last September is yet another example of this. At the same time, programs for studying history at the level of basic education and teacher training deny this reality.