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Politics and guilt : the destructive power of silence

Author: Gesine Schwan
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001.
Series: European horizons.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focuses on our understanding of psychological and cultural effects of Nazism by examining the power of guilt in modern Germany. Taking issue with Hannah Arendt, Daniel Goldhagen, and Hermann Lubbe,  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwan, Gesine, 1943-
Politics and guilt.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gesine Schwan
ISBN: 0803242808 9780803242807
OCLC Number: 44934427
Description: 248 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Guilt--A Basic Human Condition --
Shared Elements in the Historical Notions of Guilt --
Tradition and Modern Psychology: Experiences in Dealing with Guilt --
Silenced Guilt: The Case of National Socialism --
The Psychological and Social Consequences of Silence --
Damage to Democracy --
Overcoming Silence Together.
Series Title: European horizons.
Other Titles: Politik und Schuld.
Responsibility: Gesine Schwan ; translated by Thomas Dunlap.
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"Schwan focuses specifically on the responsibility of nations, especially democratic nations, to express guilt and assume some degree of responsibility for their acts. Schwan states her thesis Read more...

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