United States


Alderman, Derek H. “Surrogation and the Politics of Remembering Slavery in Savannah, Georgia (USA).” Journal of Historical Geography 36, no. 1 (January 2010): 90-101.

–. “Virtual Place-Naming, Internet Domains, and the Politics of Misdirection: The case of www.martinlutherking.org.” in Critical Toponymies, edited by Lawrence Berg and Jani Vuolteenaho, Ashgate Press, 2009.

–. “Place, Naming, and the Interpretation of Cultural Landscapes.” in The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identity, edited by Brian Graham and Peter Howard, Ashgate Press, 2008.

–. “Naming Streets after Martin Luther King, Jr.: No Easy Road.” In Landscape and Race in the United States, edited by Ruchard Schein, Routledge Press, 2006.

–. “Street Names as Memorial Arenas: The Reputational Politics of Commemorating Martin Luther King in a Georgia County.” In The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory, edited by Renee Romano and Leigh Raiford, University of Georgia Press, 2006.

Alderman, Derek H., and E. Arnold Modlin, Jr. “(In)Visibility of the Enslaved within Online Plantation Tourism Marketing: A Textual Analysis of North Carolina Websites.” Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing 25, no. 3-4 (2008): 265-281.

Alderman, Derek H. “The Politics of Saving the King’s Courts: Why We Should Take Elvis Fans Seriously.” The Southern Quarterly 46, no.1 (2008): 46-77.

Alderman, Derek H. and Rachel Campbell. “Symbolic Excavation and the Artifact Politics of Remembering Slavery in the American South: Observations from Walterboro, South Carolina.” Southeastern Geographer 48, no.3 (2008): 338-355.

Alderman, Derek H. “Martin Luther King, Jr. Streets in the South: A New Landscape of Memory.” Southern Cultures 14, no. 3(2008): 88-105.

–. “Street Names and the Scaling of Memory: The Politics of Commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. within the African-American Community.” Area 35, no. 2 (2003): 163-173.

–. “School Names as Cultural Arenas: The Naming of U.S. Public Schools after Martin Luther King, Jr.” Urban Geography 23, no. 7(2002): 601-626.

–. “A Street fit for a King: Naming Places and Commemoration in the American South.”Professional Geographer 52, no. 4(2000): 672-684.

–. “Creating a New Geography of Memory in the South: The (Re) Naming of Streets in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.” Southeastern Geographer 36, no. 1(1996): 51-69.

Blight, David W. Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory. Washington: Smithsonian Books in association with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 2004.

Boritt, Gabor S., and Scott Hancock, eds. Slavery, Resistance, Freedom. New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 2009.

Brophy, Alfred L. Reparations: Pro and Con. New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 2008.

Chapman, Thomas; Leib, Jonathan, and Webster, Gerald R. (2007), “Race, the Creative Class, and Political Geographies of Same Sex Marriage in Georgia,” Southeastern Geographer, 47: 27-54.

Craemer, Thomas. “Framing Reparations.” Policy Studies Journal 37, no. 2 (2009): 275-298.

–. “Psychological ‘Self–Other Overlap’ and Support for Slavery Reparations.” Social Science Research 38: 668–680.

Dwyer, Owen J. and Derek H. Alderman. Civil Rights Memorials and the Geography of Memory. Center for American Places and University of Georgia Press, 2008.

–. 2008. “Memorial Landscapes: Analytic Questions and Metaphors.” GeoJournal 73, no. 3 (2008): 165-178.

Gentry, Glenn W. and Derek H. Alderman. “Trauma Written in the Flesh: Tattoos as Memorials and Stories.” in Narrating the Storm: Sociological Stories of Hurricane Katrina, edited by Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo and Kristen Barber, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.

Steven Hoelscher, “From Sedition to Patriotism: Cultural Performance and the Reinterpretation of American Ethnic Identity,” Journal of Historical Geography, 25, no. 4 (Fall 1999): 1-25.

Steven Hoelscher, “‘Where the Old South Still Lives’: Displaying Heritage in Natchez, Mississippi,” in Celeste Ray (ed), Southern Heritage on Display: Public Ritual and Ethnic Diversity within Southern Regionalism (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2003), 218-250.

Steven Hoelscher, “Making Place, Making Race: Performances of Whiteness in the Jim Crow South,”Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 93 no. 3 (September 2003): 657-686.

Steven Hoelscher, “The White-Pillared Past: Landscapes of Memory and Race in the American South,” in Richard Schein (ed) Race and Landscape in America (New York: Routledge 2006), 39-72.

Horton, James Oliver, and Lois E. Horton, eds. Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory. New York: University of North Carolina, 2009.

Howard-Hassmann, Rhoda E. Reparations to Africa. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Leib, Jonathan and Gerald Webster. 2007. “Rebel With(out) a Cause?: The Contested Meanings of the Confederate Battle Flag in the American South.” In Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Richard Jenkins, eds., Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and America. London: Routledge. pp. 31-52.

Leib, Jonathan and Webster, Gerald R. (2006), “District Composition and State Legislative Votes on the Confederate Battle Emblem,” Journal of Race and Policy, 2: 53-75.

McCarthy, Thomas. “Coming to Terms with Our Past, Part II.” Political Theory 32, no. 6 (2004): 750 -772.

Mitchell, Angelyn. The Freedom to Remember: Narrative, Slavery, and Gender in Contemporary Black Women’s Fiction. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2002.

Mitchelson, Matthew, Derek H. Alderman, Jeff Popke. “Branded: The Economic Geographies of MLK Streets.” Social Science Quarterly 88, no. 1(2007): 120-145.

Streich, Gregory W. “Is There a Right to Forget? Historical Injustices, Race, Memory, and Identity.” New Political Science 24, no. 4 (2002): 525-542.

Walters, Ronald. The Price of Racial Reconciliation. University of Michigan Press, 2009.

Webster, Gerald R. and Quinton, Nicholas (2010), “The Electoral Geographies of Two Segregationist (Jim Crow) Referenda,” Political Geography, 29(7): 14-24.

Webster, Gerald R., Chapman, Thomas, and Leib, Jonathan I. (2010), “Sustaining the ‘Societal and Scriptural Fence”: Cultural, Social and Political Topographies of Same Sex Marriage in Alabama,” The Professional Geographer, 62(2): 211-229.

Webster, Gerald R. and Leib, Jonathan I. (2008), “The Confederate Battle Flag and the Neo-Confederate Movement in the South,” in Neo-Confederacy: A Critical Introduction, Edited by Euan Hague, Heidi Beirich and Edward Sebesta, 169-201. University of Texas Press.

Webster, Gerald R. (2007), “Voting Rights and Social Justice in the South,” Southeastern Geographer, 47: 107-110.

Yamamoto, Eric and Liann Ebesugawa. “Report on Redress:  Law and the Japanese American Internment.” in Handbook Of Reparations, edited by Pablo de Greiff. Oxford Scholarship Online, 2006.

Japanese Internment

Christgau, John. Enemies: World War II Alien Internment. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009

Chula, Margaret and Erickson, Cathy. What remains: Japanese Americans in Internment Camps. Lake Oswego: Katsura Press, 2007.

Colborn-Roxworthy, Emily. “’Manzanar, the eyes of the world are upon you’: Performance and Archival Ambivalence at a Japanese American Internment Camp.” Theatre Journal 59 no. 2 (2007): 189-214.

Daniels, Roger. Prisoners Without Trial: Japanese-Americans in World War II. New York: Hill and Wang, 1993.

Harth, Erica ed. Last Witnesses: Reflections on the Wartime internment of Japanese Americans. New York: Palgrave, 2001.

Hayashi, Brian Masaru. Democratizing the Enemy: The Japanese American Internment.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Irons, Peter ed. Justice Delayed: The Record of the Japanese American Internment Cases. Middleton: Wesleyan University Press, 1989.

Iwamura, Jane Naomi. “Critical Faith: Japanese Americans and the Birth of a New Civil Religion.” American Quarterly 59 no. 3 (2007): 937-68.

Izumi, Masumi. “Prohibiting ‘American concentration camps.’” Pacific Historical Review74 no. 2 (2005): 165-94.

Jenks, Hillary. “Urban space, ethnic community, and national belonging: the political landscape of memory in Little Tokyo.” GeoJournal 73 no. 3 (2008): 231-44.

Lee, Fred I. “The Japanese Internment and the Racial State of Exception.” Theory & Event 10, no. 1 (2007).

Mackey, Mike. Internment and relocation in the Rocky Mountain West. Powell: Western History Publications, 2001.

McClain, Charles ed. The mass internment of Japanese Americans and the quest for legal redress. New York: Garland, 2004.

Murray, Alice Yang ed. What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean?. Boston: Bedford, 2000.

— Historical memories of the Japanese American internment and the struggle for redress. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008.

Nagata, Donna K. “The Japanese American internment: Exploring the transgenerational consequences of traumatic stress.” Journal of Traumatic Stress 3, no. 1 (1990): 47-69.

— Legacy of injustice: exploring the cross-generational impact of the Japanese American internment. New York: Plenum Press, 1993.

Thiesmeyer, Lynn. “The Discourse of Official Violence: Anti-Japanese North American Discourse and the American Internment Camps.” Discourse & Society 6, no. 3 (1995): 319-52.

Treat, John. “The Enola Gay on Display: Hiroshima and American Memory.”  Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 5, no. 3 (1997): 863-78.

Tsujimoto, N. “Legacy of injustice: Exploring the cross-generational impact of the Japanese American internment.” Social Justice Research 8, no. 4 (1995): 409-19.

Verinaki, Theofanis. “The Exception to the Rule.” Social Identities 13, no. 1 (2007): 97-118.

Yamamoto, Eric K., et al. eds. Race, rights, and reparation : law and the Japanese American internment. Gaithersburg: Aspen Law & Business, 2001.

Yamamoto, Eric. “What’s Next:  Japanese American Redress and African American Reparations.” UCLA Amerasia J. 25, no.1 (1999).

—. “Racial Reparations:  Japanese American Redress and African American Claims.” 40Bost. C. L. Rev. 40, no. 477 (1998) and Bost. C. Third World L. J. 19, no. 477 (1998)

—. “Reluctant Redress: The Kidnapping and Internment of Japanese Latin Americans.” InBreaking The Cycles Of Hatred:  Memory, Law And Repair, edited by M. Minow. Princeton University Press e-book, 2002.

—. “Beyond Redress:  Japanese Americans: Unfinished Business.” Berkeley Asian L. J.7, no. 131 (2001).

The United States and East Asia

Hein, Laura and Mark Selden. ‘Commemoration and Silence: Fifty Years of Remembering the Bomb in America and Japan’. In Living with the Bomb: American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear Age. Edited by Laura Hein and Mark Selden, 3-36. New York:  M.E.Sharpe, 1997.

Kang, Hyun Yi. “Conjuring ‘Comfort Women’: Mediated Affiliations and Disciplined Subjects in Korean/American Transnationality.” Journal of Asian American Studies 6 no. 1 (2003): 25-55.


Sather-Wagstaff, Joy. Heritage That Hurts: Tourists in the Memoryscapes of September 11. San Francisco: Left Coast Press, 2011.

Vivian, Bradford. “Neoliberal Epideictic: Rhetorical Form and Commemorative Politics on September 11, 2002.”  Quarterly Journal of Speech 92 (2006): 1-26.

American Historiography

Arnold, Edwin T. What Virtue There Is in Fire: Cultural Memory and the Lynching of Sam Hose. Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 2012.

Denzin, Norman K. Custer on Canvas: Representing Indians, Memory, and Violence in the New West. San Francisco: Left Coast Press, 2011.

Loewen, James W. Lies across America : what our historic sites and monuments get wrong. New York: New Press: 1999.

— Lies my teacher told me : everything your American history textbook got wrong. New York:
New Press: 1995.

Loewen, James W, and Edward H Sebesta. The Confederate and neo-Confederate reader : the “great truth” about the “lost cause”. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

Savelsberg, Joachim and Ryan D. King. American Memories: Atrocities and the Law. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2011.


Yamamoto, Eric Ashley Kaiao Obrey. “Reframing Redress:  A `Social Healing Through Justice’ Approach to United States-Native Hawaiian and Japan Ainu Reconciliation Initiatives.” Berkeley Asian Am. L. J. 16, no. 5 (2009).

Yamamoto, Eric. “Restorative Justice for Hawaii’s First People: Selected Amicus Curiae in Doe v. Kamehameha.” Berkeley Asian Am. L. J. 14 (2007).

—. “A Social Healing Through Justice Framework for Indigenous Ainu Reconciliation with the Governments and People of Japan.” Hokkaido Law Review (2009).

Other Topics

Gill, Sandra K. “Recalling a Difficult Past: Whites’ Memories of Birmingham.” Sociological Inquiry 82, 1 (2012): 29-48.

Tirman, John. The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America’s Wars. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Weingartner, James J. Americans, Germans, and War Crimes Justice: Law, Memory, and ‘The Good War’. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

Yamamoto, Eric, Sandra Hye Yun Kim and Abigail M. Holden. “American Reparations Theory and Practice at the Crossroads.” Cal. West. L. Rev. 44, no. 1 (2007).

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