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Total recall: complete and remembered lives

Thomas E. Keefe reviews two works that take us through ‘the lives of people incarcerated in camps to the lives of people trapped by mythohistories and competitive victimhood’.

Indonesia’s Islamic Revolution

Koos-jan de Jager reviews this “powerful and convincing argument for taking Islam seriously … in the history of the Indonesian revolution”.

Tears of Rangi: Experiments Across Worlds

Michael Belgrave takes the opportunity to review not only a single work, but an approach to history, developed over half a century – and seminal NZ historian Anne Salmond responds.