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Nanking 1937: Memory and Healing
by Feifei Li
In recent years the international community has begun to scrutinize and, in many cases, condemn the atrocities that took place at Nanking in late 1937. This is all part of a larger worldwide movement in which both nations and multinational groups are attempting to reach closure regarding past atrocities and inhumanities. As represented by the contributors to this book, ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 30th 2002 by M.E. Sharpe
(first published February 2002)
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in 11 chptrs, papers from a conference at Princeton are published. I recommend this book to anyone who has become interested the Nanjing massacre, perhaps by reading Iris Chang. The book has only one bad chptr, too academic, by Richard Falk, which you can skip. Otherwise Japanese, Chinese, historians, social scientists, approach the problems of recording and processing the event so well that there is real food for thought. Many national perspectives so you end up with a very nuanced view of how ...more