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The war in their minds : German soldiers and their violent pasts in West Germany

Author: Svenja Goltermann; Philip Schmitz, (Translator)
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines German soldiers' experience of violence during the war, and repercussions of this experience after their return home. Part I of the book explores the ways in which veterans' experiences of wartime violence reshaped everyday family life, involving family members in complex ways. Part II offers an extensive analysis of the psychiatric response to this new category of patient, and in particular the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Svenja Goltermann; Philip Schmitz, (Translator)
ISBN: 9780472118977 0472118978
OCLC Number: 963439100
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: viii, 428 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Remembering the war : private fragments of memory, 1945-1949. Linguistic realms of war --
Troubled homecoming --
Social rubble --
Part II. The production of psychiatric knowledge : professional transformations, 1945-1970. "Prevailing doctrine" --
Contentious practices --
The moral challenge, 1956-1970 --
Part III. Mental suffering and its changing acknowledgment in West German media : public negotiations, 1945-1970. Repatriated Wehrmacht veterans in the public eye --
The reappearance of the persecuted and the rules governing what could be said in public memory culture --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Social history, popular culture, and politics in Germany.
Other Titles: Gesellschaft der Überlebenden.
German soldiers and their violent pasts in West Germany
Responsibility: Svenja Goltermann ; translated by Philip Schmitz.

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