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Published: 01 November 2019

184 Pages | 29


ISBN: 9780190855246

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Right to Mourn

Trauma, Empathy, and Korean War Memorials

Suhi Choi

  • Introduces a new concept of empathic mourning
  • Engages with suppressed memories as key to understanding the current tensions surrounding the Korean Peninsula
  • Analyzes newly built memorials in Korea and their effects on public experience and discourse