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The amount extends scholary explorations of U.S. American cultures of reminiscence, commemorative id development, and the politics of remembrance into the topical box of transnational and comparative American reports. The interdisciplinary variety of matters and fabrics engaged comprises literary texts, own bills, and cultural performances from colonial occasions throughout the quick current, the importance of battle monuments and ethnic memorials in Europe, Asia, and the united states, motion pictures approximately 11th of September, public sculptures and the effective arts, American world´s festivals as foreign websites of reminiscence.

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Acts of origination are ubiquitous in New World histories – one of the first ones was visualized by Theodor de Bry. In his famous sixteenthcentury engraving, the scenario of encounter is clearly theatrical. Carefully choreographed by acts of taking possession, such as planting a cross, his engraving enacts the drama of ‘discovery’ by offering a powerful display of native bodies. Semi-naked, the Amerindians, however, do not assume center stage but are pushed to the margin. Some are shown running away, leaving the scene; others are there as part of a group that is cropped by the end of the engraving.

Her mother was treated as the latter, denied “analgesics”(52) to deliver her child for having conceived out of wedlock, and an unnamed man – we assume he was her father – “spit on her” (82). S. Army that tried to discourage these relationships by reassigning soldiers and refusing their pregnant German lovers information on their whereabouts (see “Occupation”). It is hardly surprising that Magdaleno’s mother left Germany with her infant daughter to follow the GI who wanted to marry her (see 51).

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