Timothy S. George is Professor of History at URI, where he has taught since 1998, and has taught at Harvard University as a visiting professor. His research specialty is modern Japanese history, particularly environmental history. He teaches courses on the history of East and Southeast Asia. He has degrees from Stanford University and the University of Hawai‘i, and received his Ph.D. from Harvard. He received Fulbright grants in 1993-1995 and 2012-2013 to study responses to the mercury pollution in Minamata and to the arsenic pollution in Toroku, and during both of those periods he was affiliated at the Institute of Social Science at the University of Tokyo.
His publications include Minamata: Pollution and the Struggle for Democracy in PostwarJapan (2001; Chinese translation 2013); a chapter on Toroku in Japan at Nature’s Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power (edited by Ian Miller, Julia Thomas, and Brett Walker, 2013); and a chapter on Tanaka Shōzō’s constitutional thought in Public Spheres, Private Lives in Modern Japan, 1600-1950: Essays in Honor of Albert M. Craig (edited by Gail Lee Bernstein, Andrew Gordon, and Kate Wildman Nakai, 2005). With Christopher Gerteis he edited Japan since 1945: From Postwar to Post-bubble (2013), and with John Dower he published Japanese History and Culture from Ancient to Modern Times: Seven Basic Bibliographies (second edition, 1995). He has published a number of translations, most recently editing and directing the translation of Mikuriya Takashi and Nakamura Takafusa, Politics and Power in 20th-Century Japan: The Reminiscences of Miyazawa Kiichi (2015). He has spent 17 years in Japan since 1962.
L’enfant, en France, est élevé par ses parents dans la haine d’une certaine catégorie de Français ; et la première chose, presque, qu’on lui désigne, c’est un ennemi, très proche, quelqu’un, à côté de lui, qu’il faut s’habituer à détester et à injurier sans motif très précis ; mais pour montrer qu’on est le fils de son père.
Je crois que cela est « dans le sang ».
The meeting with Nagase – then, like Eric, in his seventies – took place near the bridge over the River Kwai, the infamous stretch of Death Railway immortalised in a 1957 film. Footage from the day shows two grey-haired men tentatively shaking hands. “I must say something to you,” Nagase pleads, bowing. “I am very sorry for what I have done. You must have suffered very much.” Eric simply nods. “Thank you,” he says. “Thank you.”
He hadn’t intended to be so forgiving. Up until the meeting, Patti admits, Eric planned to kill Nagase. “Eric meant to do him harm,” she says, quietly. “He told me that he had fully intended to kill him. He would have garrotted him. My suspicions that he wasn’t being quite honest about his reasons for wanting to meet this man were true. He wanted revenge. But then he realised this was another human being; he clicked into British officer mode. And, instead, he shook his hand.”
Survivor guilt, when it occurs, derives from situations where persons have been involved in a life- threatening event and lived to tell about it. It is often experienced after traumatic incidents causing multiple deaths. In the special case of chronic illness, survivor guilt can occur after the deaths of peers who faced the same diagnosis. By definition, there is an implied comparison with people who have endured similar ordeals.
Survivor guilt explores the other side of the coin of why me? Namely, why not me? Why did I survive when others did not? Those who struggle with it may express the feeling of being an impostor: somehow the “wrong” person survived; it “just doesn’t seem right.” Many feel that beating the odds makes little sense unless the survivor earned or deserved it in some way. But some survivors emphasize they don’t feel especially deserving. To complicate feelings of unworthiness, in the early stages of grief there is a tendency to idealize the deceased, so the survivor may feel even less deserving by comparison.
On a very basic level, you are what you remember — your very identity depends on all of the events, people and places you can recall. Improving your memory will help you develop a quicker, more accurate retrieval of information that will increase your intelligence.
Комплект оригинальных кукол к мультфильмам про Чебурашку будет выставлен на вечерние торги аукционного дома «Совком» 11 декабря в рамках аукциона «Русское и советское искусство ХХ века», сообщается в релизе организатора торгов.
Это последние сохранившиеся оригиналы кукол известных мультипликационных героев, созданные в 1970-е годы. По оценкам экспертов аукционного дома, стоимость кукол может составить 1,5–2 млн рублей.
Несмотря на то, что куклы создавались в нескольких экземплярах, поскольку ломались и изнашивались во время съемок, представленные на аукционе — единственные оригинальные образцы, сохранившиеся до настоящего времени.