War and German memory

excavating the significance of the Second World War in German cultural consciousness
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Lexington Books , Lanham, Md
World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence, World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Social aspects, Collective memory -- Germany, National characteristics, G
StatementK. Michael Prince.
LC ClassificationsD744 .P75 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23643617M
ISBN 100739139436
ISBN 139780739139431
LC Control Number2009030256

A Memory of War encompasses two wars - WWII, which precipitated the flight and immigration of the parents of the protagonist, Dr Alex Lescziak, a middle-aged clinical psychologist in NYC; and Vietnam, represented by one of his patients, a brutal, duplicitous and damaged Transit Authority cop, who served in SE Asia/5(4).

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The first book in the extensive literature on German history writing to examine how modern German historians reinterpreted a specific event to define national identity and legitimate political and ideological agendas, The Thirty Years’ War and German Memory in the Nineteenth Century is a bold intellectual history of the confluence of history Cited by: 4.

Our War against Memory By Victor Davis Hanson. Is the city always to remain St. Petersburg, or will it once again be anti-German Petrograd as it was after the horrific First World War. If one can find fault with this book, it is for sticking too closely to the new orthodoxy of the history of World War II.

Stargardt’s Germans fight their war strictly on an East-West axis. The book opens with the violent break-up of imperial China, then moves on to the Japanese invasion and occupation, before the communists take over at.

War and German memory: excavating the significance of the Second World War in German cultural consciousness. [K Michael Prince] -- "This book focuses primarily on the German experience of war, and only on some aspects of that experience it will attempt to show some of the ways in which the German wartime experience has.

New inroads into an area of literary history partly probed by Bernard Bergonzi's Heroes' Twilight (). If you want an encyclopedic survey of WW I in the annals of English literature, you'll have to wait; Fussell (best known as an Augustan specialist) adopts a selective approach that deliberately leaves large areas in shadow.

His chief focus is the experience of combat. German Views Of World War II German "children of the war" ­have begun to confront their parents' pasts. The liberal journalist Wibke Bruhns did not want to Author: Konrad Jarausch.

The story of World War II seen through the eyes of regular German citizens. In this massive but thorough meditation, Stargardt (European History/Magdalen Coll., Oxford; Witnesses of War: Children’s Lives Under the Nazis,etc.) carefully avoids fixing blame on how the war affected both the attitudes and daily lives of German citizens.

Instead, the author takes a. Get this from a library. War and German memory: excavating the significance of the Second World War in German cultural consciousness. [K Michael Prince].

A new book has gathered the memories of ‘Kriegskinder’, next to portraits of them as they are now. Photographer Frederike Helwig reveals how they remember childhoods in.

This book also reports the Allied mass murder of the German people after the end of World War II during which the Allies—led by General Dwight D. Eisenhower—murdered approximately million German prisoners of war through intentional starvation and exposure to the elements.

Probably a minimum million ethnic Germans expelled from their. --Germany: Memories of a Nation Illustrations and Photographic Credits Bibliography history lessons at that stage was all about German guilt with regard to the 1st and 2nd world war.

This book actually deals with this as well in a really excellent way. It is a book that i will come back to to check my memory and to re-read for the /5.

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Paul Fussell’s award-winning landmark study of World War I, originally published inremains as original and gripping today as ever—but now, for the first Free shipping over $Cited by: The Place of the Second World War in German Memory and History* Michael Geyer The fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II is marked by two developments.

For one, the barrier of silence that served to separate the memory of the war experience from the. Keywords: Germany, literature, novels, identity, memory.

2 ABSTRACT Catastrophe and Identity in Post-War German Literature by Aaron Horton The purpose of this study is to examine selected German literature dealing with issues of history Whether the book™s sales.

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“The day after the British entered the war Henry James wrote a friend: The plunge of civilization into this abyss of blood and darkness is a thing that so gives away the whole long age during which we have supposed the world to be, with whatever abatement, gradually bettering, that to have to take it all now for what the treacherous years were all the while really making for and Cited by:   The war brought in its wake a crisis of authority of gargantuan proportions: political, economic, social, and, most strikingly, artistic.

In the postwar years every book was a war book whether it dealt with the war or not. The war cast its pall over everything. The Gun Room by Georgina Harding review – the memory of war The story of ex-soldiers in search of peace, seen through the lens of a traumatised photographer The Gun Room is a gentle book in Author: Sadie Jones.

The “Good War” in American Memory dispels the long-held myth that Americans forged an agreement on why they had to fight in World War II. John Bodnar's sociocultural examination of the vast public debate that took place in the United States over the war's meaning reveals that the idea of the "good war" was highly by: 22 October Modern Memory and the Great War.

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German Atrocities () Experiences of war: civilian victims. African Army and Colonial. Paul Fussell, in 'The Great War and Modern Memory', operates in a similar manner.

"This book is about the British experience of the Western front," he writes, "and some of Author: Louisa Young. This learning activity teaches students about World War II through oral history.

Students interview community figures who were alive during World War II and record their memories in a memory book. Students can interview soldiers, civilian workers, prisoners of war, or anyone else with memories of World War II. Students have the opportunity to publish their interviews online.

Wide-ranging and original, individual essays cover topics such as Anne Frank, British war crimes, the Gulf War in British popular culture, German memory and identity, and popular film.

This truly interdisciplinary and wide-ranging book will be of interest to the general reader as well as students and academics of history, war and society Author: Martin Evans.

The Great War and Modern Memory is a book of literary criticism written by Paul Fussell and published in by Oxford University describes the literary responses by English participants in World War I to their experiences of combat, particularly in trench perceived futility and insanity of this conduct became, for many gifted Englishmen of their Author: Paul Fussell.

The “Good War” in American Memory dispels the long-held myth that Americans forged an agreement on why they had to fight in World War II. John Bodnar's sociocultural examination of the vast public debate that took place in the United States over the war's meaning reveals that the idea of the "good war" was highly 's comprehensive study of.

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World War II was one of man's greatest tragedies so we strive to continue the education and. A Memory of War by Frederick Busch Psychologist Alexander Lescziak savors a life of quiet sophistication on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, when a new patient declares he is the doctor’s half-brother, the product of a union between Lescziak’s Jewish mother and a German prisoner-of-war.Als das Gedenkbuch "Opfer der Verfolgung der Juden unter der nationalsozialistischen Gewaltherrschaft in Deutschland - " erschien, wurde damit mehr als jüdischen Bürgern aus dem Territorium der damaligen Bundesrepublik Deutschland und ganz Berlins zum überwiegenden Teil erstmals öffentlich gedacht.

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