Historical Redress

    Historical Redress

    Must We Pay for the Past?

    Richard Vernon

    Continuum 2012

    Paperback 184pp

    9781441121318   Product Code: 22271

    Part of the Think Now series that examines contemporary social and political issues from a philosophical perspective, this book discusses several recent cases involving historical redress, including demands for Holocaust reparations, grievances of dispossessed aboriginal peoples and apologies by former imperialist powers. Vernon addresses issues and arguments relating to justice, memory, apology and citizenship, while emphasizing the central problem of responsibility.

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