By Nami Kim, Wonhee Anne Joh (eds.)
Drawing on cultural stories student Kuan-Hsing Chen's threefold thought of decolonization, deimperialization, and de-cold-war, this e-book presents analyses of the interrelated matters in regards to the dating among Christianity and the U.S.' imperialist militarism within the Asia Pacific. participants discover the results people imperialist militarism at the formation of Asian and Asian American collective subjectivity and inter/intra subjectivity. The ebook investigates the ways that Christianity (broadly defined), in its personal complexity, has been complicit in retaining and reinforcing US imperialist army agendas in either nationwide and foreign contexts. Conversely, the amount additionally discusses some of the websites and cases the place Christianity has controlled to function a strength of resistance opposed to US imperialist militarism.
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31 This aggressive and unavoidably imperial reach also leaves in its wake worlds in ruins. While the colonial world may have ended, we continue to live in a world shaped and often overdetermined by the myriad of legacies left through histories of colonialism and ongoing imperialism. A most noticeable continuation of this legacy is the global presence of the US military empire. In the ruins of imperial militarism, imperial war leaves its devastation not only in the lands of peoples but also in their psyches.
Alexander, Trauma: A Social Theory (New York: Polity, 2012), 3. , The Ethics of Remembering and The Consequences of Forgetting (Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015). In locating and extending sustained structural traumas as another form and distinct from a singular traumatic event, Dominick LaCapra explores the various ways that a singular event as definitive of trauma needs to be challenged. Cf. LaCapra, Dominick Writing History, Writing Trauma (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001).
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