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Guilt and defense : on the legacies of national socialism in postwar Germany

Author: Theodor W Adorno; Jeffrey K Olick; Andrew J Perrin
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beginning in 1949, Theodor W. Adorno and other members of the reconstituted Frankfurt Institute for Social Research undertook a massive empirical study of German opinions about the legacies of the Nazis, applying and modifying techniques they had learned during their U.S. exile. They published their results in 1955 as a research monograph edited by Friedrich Pollock. The study's qualitative results are published  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor W Adorno; Jeffrey K Olick; Andrew J Perrin
ISBN: 9780674036031 0674036034
OCLC Number: 456170080
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xii, 233 pages ; 25 cm
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Other Titles: Schuld und abwehr.
Responsibility: Theodor W. Adorno ; translated, edited, and with an introduction by Jeffrey K. Olick and Andrew J. Perrin.

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A psychoanalytically informed analysis of the rhetorical and conceptual mechanisms with which postwar Germans most often denied responsibility for the Nazi past. It provides important perspectives on  Read more...

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