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Divided memory : the Nazi past in the two Germanys

Author: Jeffrey Herf
Publisher: Cambridge, MA ; London : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This text exposes the workings of past beliefs and political interests in how the two Germany's have recalled the crimes of Nazism, from the anti-Nazi emigration of the 1930s through the establishment of a day of remembrance for the victims in 1996.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Herf
ISBN: 0674213041 9780674213043 0674213033 9780674213036
OCLC Number: 1109206309
Awards: Winner of Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History 1997
Description: 527 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Multiple restorations and divided memory --
German communism's master narratives of antifascism : Berlin-Moscow- East Berlin, 1928-1945 --
From periphery to center : German communists and the Jewish question, Mexico City, 1942-1945 --
The Nuremberg interregnum : struggles for recognition in East Berlin, 1945-1949 --
Purging "cosmopolitanism" : the Jewish question in East Germany, 1949-1956 --
Memory and policy in East Germany from Ulbricht to Honecker --
The Nuremburg interregnum : divided memory in the Western zones, 1945-1949 --
Atonement, restitution, and justice delayed : West Germany, 1949-1963 --
Politics and memories since the 1960s --
Responsibility: Jeffrey Herf.


What has Germany made of its Nazi past? This book explores the legacy of the Nazi regime, exposing the workings of past beliefs and political interests, and how differently the two Germanys have  Read more...


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