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The Holocaust as active memory : the past in the present

Author: Marie Louise Seeberg; Irene Levin; Claudia Lenz
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate Pub. Company, 2013.
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What are the catalysts that trigger a change from silence to discussion of the Holocaust? What happens when we talk its invisibility away? How are memories of the Holocaust reflected in different  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Louise Seeberg; Irene Levin; Claudia Lenz
ISBN: 9781409451082 1409451089 9781409451099 1409451097 9781409484875 1409484874
OCLC Number: 856577869
Description: ix, 207 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface; Introduction: the Holocaust as active memory; Linking religion and family memories of children hidden in Belgian convents during the Holocaust, Suzanne Vromen; Collective trajectory and generational work in families of Jewish displaced persons: epistemological processes in the research situation, Lena Inowlocki; In a double voice: representations of the Holocaust in Polish literature, 1980-2011, Dorota Glowacka; Winners once a year? How Russian-speaking Jews in Germany make sense of WWII and the Holocaust as part of transnational biographic experience, Julia Bernstein; Women's peace activism and the Holocaust: reversing the hegemonic Holocaust discourse in Israel, Tova Benski and Ruth Katz; 'The history, the papers, let me see it!' Compensation processes: the second generation between archive truth and family speculations, Nicole L. Immler; From rescue to escape in 1943: on a path to de-victimizing the Danish Jews. Sofie Lene Bak; Finland, the Vernichtungskrieg and the Holocaust, Oula Silvennoinen; Swedish rescue operations during the Second World War: accomplishments and aftermath, Ulf Zander; The social phenomenon of silence, Irene Levin; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Marie Louise Seeberg, Irene Levin, Claudia Lenz.


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'This important and thought-provoking book addresses both personal and structural aspects of memory and history. It highlights how memories rendered or silences maintained about the Holocaust have Read more...

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