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After such knowledge : memory, history, and the legacy of the Holocaust

Author: Eva Hoffman
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, [2005], ©2004.
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"Sixty years after the Holocaust, the author explores the difficult process of preserving an authentic version of its tragic events. As the Holocaust recedes in time, the guardianship of its legacy is being passed on from its survivors and witnesses to the next generation. How should they, in turn, convey its knowledge to others? What are the effects of a traumatic past on its inheritors? And what are the second  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Hoffman
ISBN: 1586483048 9781586483043
OCLC Number: 61762219
Description: xv, 301 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: From event to fable. --
From fable to psyche. --
From psyche to narrative. --
From narrative to morality. --
From morality to memory. --
From memory to the past. --
From the past to the present.
Responsibility: Eva Hoffman.

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