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The social inheritance of the Holocaust : gender, culture, and memory

Author: Anna Reading
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book challenges current thinking on memory and established ideas about how the past, especially atrocity, is handed down. The book addresses how social memories of the Nazi Holocaust are inherited through different media in ways that are gendered. It includes original analyses of genocide in historiography, in people's autobiographies, in documentary and feature films, memorial sites and museums in Britain,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Reading
ISBN: 0333761472 9780333761472
OCLC Number: 49798975
Description: xv, 223 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The 'Wrong' Question : Historiographies --
3. The Demolition of a Man : Autobiographies --
4. Moving Memories : Propaganda, Documentary and Holocaust Feature Films --
5. The Absence of Women's Hair : Memorial Sites and Museums --
6. Grandma's Tales : Young People's Configurations of Holocaust Memory --
7. Conclusions : (Dis) Articulations of Gender, Culture and Memory.
Responsibility: Anna Reading.
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This book challenges current thinking on memory by examining the complex ways in which the social inheritance of the Nazi Holocaust is gendered. Scholarly and accessible, the book provides a  Read more...


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