Parallax Visions in the Dokdo/Takeshima Disputes

  • Heonik Kwon
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies book series (PMMS)


The “memory problem” of Northeast Asia is manifested in diverse material forms, including the organization of religious shrines, the content of school textbooks and war ruins. Most of these material forms originate in competing remembrances. Each is charged with diverging interpretations of historical causes and moral meanings; together, they constitute objects of what some historians call “history wars” (Linenthal and Englehardt 1996). The weapons of these wars are the symbols that continue to shape and distort the contours of international and inter-communal relations.


Territorial Dispute Imperial Power Shimane Prefecture Yasukuni Shrine Korean Territory 
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