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The work of memory : new directions in the study of German society and culture

Author: Alon Confino; Peter Fritzsche
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Coming to terms with a troubled past is the mark of the modern condition. But how does memory operate? This title includes collection of essays that probes this question by focusing on Germany, where  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kongress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alon Confino; Peter Fritzsche
ISBN: 0252027175 9780252027178
OCLC Number: 47689908
Description: 265 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Historicity --
From presence to remembrance / Craig Koslofsky --
Memory, history, and the Jewish question / Jonathan M. Hess --
How nostalgia narrates modernity / Peter Fritzsche --
Masters of memory / Marcus Funck and Stephan Malinowski --
Part 2. Everyday life --
Hildesheim in an age of pestilence / Andrew Stuart Bergerson --
Awakening from war / Heinrich Böll, Elizabeth Snyder Hook --
Memory and existence / Elizabeth A. Ten Dyke --
Part 3. Materiality --
An economy of memory / Paul Lerner --
Public relations as a site of memory / Jonathan Wiesen --
Gender, public policy, and memory / Elizabeth Heineman.
Responsibility: edited by Alon Confino and Peter Fritzsche.
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"This is most certainly not yet another book on memory with the air of deja vu many volumes inevitably have, but an innovative and challenging contribution, with an excellent introduction." -- Pieter Read more...

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