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A war against memory? : the future of Holocaust remembrance

Author: Isabel Wollaston
Publisher: London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1996.
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"In this contribution to a passionate debate, Isabel Wollaston examines the variety of ways in which the Holocaust is perceived and remembered - by victims, survivors and all others trying to find authentic ways of representing the events. In this scholarly yet eminently readable book, she explores the various motivations that currently dominate remembrance of the Holocaust, opening out the widespread, often  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wollaston, Isabel.
War against memory?
London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1996
(OCoLC)603774259
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Wollaston
ISBN: 0281049378 9780281049370
OCLC Number: 60306902
Description: ix, 102 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Why remember? --
Mystifying the Holocaust? --
Forms of remembrance I: memorializing the Holocaust --
Forms of remembrance II: the Holocaust in popular culture --
The Holocaust and Jewish identity --
The mythologization of the Holocaust.
Responsibility: Isabel Wollaston.

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"In this contribution to a passionate debate, Isabel Wollaston examines the variety of ways in which the Holocaust is perceived and remembered - by victims, survivors and all others trying to find authentic ways of representing the events. In this scholarly yet eminently readable book, she explores the various motivations that currently dominate remembrance of the Holocaust, opening out the widespread, often vehement disagreement over what should be remembered, by whom and for what purpose."--Jacket.

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