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The texture of memory : Holocaust memorials and meaning

Author: James Edward Young; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1993.
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Examines Holcaust monuments and museums in Europe, Israel, and America, exploring how every nation remembers the Holocaust according to its own traditions, ideals, and experiences, and how these memorials reflect their place ...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Edward Young; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0300053835 9780300053838 0300059914 9780300059915
OCLC Number: 27012606
Description: xvii, 398 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction : The texture of memory --
pt. 1. Germany : the ambiguity of memory. The countermonument : memory against itself --
The sites of destruction --
The Gestapo-Gelände : topography of unfinished memory --
Austria's ambivalent memory --
pt. 2. Poland : the ruins of memory. The rhetoric of ruins : the memorial camps at Majdanek and Auschwitz --
The biography of a memorial icon : Nathan Rapoport's Warsaw Ghetto Monument --
Broken tablets and Jewish memory in Poland --
pt. 3. Israel : Holocaust, heroism, and national redemption. Israel's memorial landscape ; forests, monuments, and kibbutzim --
Yad Vashem : Israel's memorial authority --
When a day remembers : a performative history of Yom Hashoah --
pt. 4. America : memory and the politics of identity. The plural faces of Holocaust memory in America --
Memory and the politics of identity : Boston and Washington, D.C.
Responsibility: James E. Young.

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Examines Holcaust monuments and museums in Europe, Israel, and America, exploring how every nation remembers the Holocaust according to its own traditions, ideals, and experiences, and how these memorials reflect their place ...

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