Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory, and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

Contested Memories
Contested memories

1 Religion AMERICAS' PERCEPTIONS OF ISLAM (2002–2009)

2 US and UK Leaders, Opinions on Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE BY COUNTRY WHO BELIEVE US & UK LEADERS LIED ABOUT WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION IN IRAQ (AS OF 2004)

3 Freedom of Press PERCENTAGE OF COUNTRIES BY REGION

4 Democides LARGEST DEMOCIDES BY REGIME IN THOUSANDS (1900–1987)
Democide is defined as “the killing of people by a government because of their indelible group membership” (R.J. Rummel)

5 Evolution US PERCEPTIONS OF EVOLUTION BY POLITICAL AFFILIATION (2007)

6 Cultural Conflicts COUNTRIES WITH STRONGEST NATIONAL CULTURAL CONFLICTS (1945–2007)

Contested Memories

“One may say that the individual remembers by placing himself in the perspective of a group, but [it is also true that] the memory of the group ...

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