From colonizer to victim: The memory culture of the War in the Pacific through the Burma-Siam Pakan Baroe Railroad Monument

Tamara Breugelmans

Resumen


In this article I will demonstrate how the Burma-Siam Pakan Baroe Railroad Monument embodies the development of the memory culture about the war in the Pacific in the Netherlands. I will explain why this was contested war, and outline the ways in which it did gain a place in Dutch memory culture. Through a visual analysis I will also uncover who is being excluded from the monument’s commemoration and why. 


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