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Rewriting German history : new perspectives on modern Germany

Author: Jan Rüger; Nikolaus Wachsmann
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: New perspectives on modern Germany.
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"Rewriting German History offers striking new insights into key debates about the recent German past. Bringing together cutting-edge research and current discussions, this volume examines developments in the writing of the German past since the Second World War and suggests new directions for scholarship in the twenty-first century. Subjects covered include the peculiarities of Nazi Germany, the comparison between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Rüger; Nikolaus Wachsmann
ISBN: 9781137347787 1137347783
OCLC Number: 909320940
Notes: Festschrift of original essays dedicated to Sir Richard J. Evans, to mark his retirement as Regius Professor of History at Cambridge University.
Editors' preface / Jan Rüger and Nikolaus Wachsmann -- Crossing the North Sea : is there a British approach to German History? / Geoff Eley -- PART. THE LOCAL NATION. Finding the female self : women's autonomy, marriage, and social change in nineteenth-century Hamburg / Lynn Abrams -- Cologne Cathedral as an international monument / Astrid Swenson -- Germany's boundaries and the politics of defeat : Heligoland, 1918-1933 / Jan Rüger -- Cosmopolitan highlanders : region and nation in Anglo-German encounters in the Himalayas, 1903-1945 / Tom Neuhaus -- Traitors, heroes, martyrs, victims? : veterans of Nazi "forced conscription" from Alsace and Moselle / Elizabeth Vlossak -- PART II. CULTURE AND SOCIETY. The age of assassination : monarchy and nation in nineteenth-century Europe / Rachel G. Hoffman -- Beasts in human clothing? : pimps, moral panics, and the German underworld / Victoria Harris -- The "cleansing" of culture in Germany's lost east after the Second World War / Hugo Service -- Myth-making in Hitler's shadow : the transfiguration of Emil Nolde after 1945 / Bernhard Fulda -- East German perspectives on continuity and change across the caesura of 1989 / Hester Vaizey -- PART III. THE PECULIARITIES OF NAZI GERMANY. Justifying genocide in Weimar, Germany : the Armenian genocide, German nationalists, and assassinated Young Turks, 1919-1923 / Stefan Ihrig -- Interwar Britain and German racial theory / Bradley W. Hart -- The cultivation of Mussolini's image in Weimar and Nazi Germany / Christian Goeschel -- Dictators for sale : the commercialisation of the Duce and the Führer in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany / Bianca Gaudenzi -- Veiled survivors : Jews, Roma and Muslims in the tears of the Holocaust / David Motadel -- The Nazi concentration camps in international context : comparisons and connections / Nikolaus Wachsmann.
Description: xxiii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Crossing the North Sea : is there a British approach to German History? / Geoff Eley --
Part I. The Local Nation. Cologne Cathedral as an international monument / Astrid Swenson --
Germany's boundaries and the politics of defeat : Heligoland, 1918-1933 / Jan Rüger --
The "cleansing" of culture in Germany's lost east after the Second World War / Hugo Service --
Traitors, heroes, martyrs, victims? : veterans of Nazi "forced conscription" from Alsace and Moselle / Elizabeth Vlossak --
Part II. Culture and Society. The age of assassination : monarchy and nation in nineteenth-century Europe / Rachel G. Hoffman --
Finding the female self : women's autonomy, marriage, and social change in nineteenth-century Germany / Lynn Abrams --
Beasts in human clothing? : pimps, moral panics, and the German underworld / Victoria Harris --
Myth-making in Hitler's shadow : the transfiguration of Emil Nolde after 1945 / Bernhard Fulda --
East German perspectives on continuity and change across the caesura of 1989 / Hester Vaizey --
Part III. The Peculiarities of Nazi Germany. Justifying genocide in Weimar, Germany : the Armenian genocide, German nationalists, and assassinated Young Turks, 1919-1923 / Stefan Ihrig --
Interwar Britain and German racial theory / Bradley W. Hart --
The cultivation of Mussolini's image in Weimar and Nazi Germany / Christian Goeschel --
Dictators for sale : the commercialisation of the Duce and the Führer in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany / Bianca Gaudenzi --
Veiled survivors : Jews, Roma and Muslims in the tears of the Holocaust / David Motadel --
The Nazi concentration camps in international context : comparisons and connections / Nikolaus Wachsmann.
Series Title: New perspectives on modern Germany.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Rüger, Birkbeck University of London, UK, Nikolaus Wachsmann, Birkbeck University of London, UK.

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