How the Holocaust looks now : international perspectives (Book, 2007) []
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How the Holocaust looks now : international perspectives

How the Holocaust looks now : international perspectives

Author: Martin L Davies; Claus-Christian W Szejnmann
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The essays in this book reflect on the significance of the Holocaust sixty years afterwards. In this time it has become embedded in collective memory This book explores the idea that even thought the tenets of Nazism--racism, dictatorship, expansionism --have become unacceptable in the western world, little has actually changed. Since 1945 crimes against humanity and human rights have occurred throughout the world.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin L Davies; Claus-Christian W Szejnmann
ISBN: 0230001475 9780230001473
OCLC Number: 67361689
Description: xxxix, 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : how the Holocaust looks now / Claus-Christian W. Szejnmann and Martin L. Davies --
The ark of innocence : morality and memory after Auschwitz / Eveline Goodman-Thau --
"One goes left to the Russians, the other goes right to the Americans" : family recollections of the Holocaust in Europe / Olaf Jensen --
Bringing the Holocaust home : Danish and Dutch third generation's struggle to make sense of the Holocaust / Isabella Matauschek --
Verbalising the Holocaust : oral/audiovisual testimonies of Holocaust survivors in the United States / Maria Ecker --
Christa Wolf's Patterns of childhood : an East German confrontation with the Nazi past / Peter J. Graves --
The presence of the Shoah in daily discourse in Israel / Esther Hertzog --
The undivided sky : the Auschwitz trial on East and West German radio / René Wolf --
The Holocaust as a history-cultural phenomenon / Klas-Göran Karlsson --
Between the Holocaust and Trianon : historical culture in Hungary / Kristian Gerner --
The Holocaust in Ukrainian historical culture / Johan Dietsch --
A tale of a former shtetl : the memory of Jews and the Holocaust in Poland / Barbara Törnquist Plewa --
Heroic images : Raoul Wallenberg as a history-cultural symbol / Ulf Zander --
Holocaust survivors and early Israeli Holocaust research and commemoration : a reappraisal / Boaz Cohen --
"Auschwitz in the museum?" : Holocaust memory between history and moralism / Simone Lässig and Karl Heinrich Pohl --
The establishment of national memorials to the Nazi past : Yad Vashem, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Topography of Terror Foundation / Matthias Hass --
Filling the void : representing the history of Bergen-Belsen for a new generation / Rainer Schulze --
Visiting memorials : a worthwhile cathartic experience or "a waste of time and money"? / Jochen Fuchs --
History and memory : Saul Friedländer's historiography of the Shoah / Karolin Machtans --
What kinds of narratives can present the unpresentable? / Tatiana Weiser --
The possibilities and problems of narrating the facts / Veronika Zangl --
Maus, toys, and him : contemporary fine art as a reflection on the reception of history / Mirjam Wenzel --
"Education after Auschwitz" revisited / Martin L. Davies --
Anti-semitism today / Wolfgang Benz.
Responsibility: edited by Martin L. Davies and Claus-Christian W. Szejnmann.
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This collection offers a series of essays that explore the historical culture the holocaust has engendered in Europe, Israel and the USA, the politics of its reception and representation, the  Read more...


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