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Germany as a culture of remembrance : promises and limits of writing history / Alon Confino.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: DD220 .C66 2006

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    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Confino, Alon.
    Published
    Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006
    Locale
    Germany
    Contents
    Prologue : the historian's representations
    The local life of nationhood : Germany as Heimat, 1871-1990
    The nation as a local metaphor : Heimat, national memory, and the German empire, 1871-1918
    A century of local nationhood : Edgar Reitz's Heimat, memory, and understandings of the past, 1871-1990
    Heimat and memories of war in West Germany, 1945-1960
    Heimat, East German imagination, and an excess of reality
    A national lexicon for all seasons
    Memory as historical narrative and method
    Freud, Moses, and national memory
    Collective memory and cultural history : problems of method
    Telling about Germany : narratives of memory and culture
    Dissonance, normality, and the historical method : why did some Germans think of tourism after May 8, 1945?
    Traveling as a culture of remembrance : traces of National Socialism in West Germany, 1945-1960.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-300) and index.
    Prologue : the historian's representations -- The local life of nationhood : Germany as Heimat, 1871-1990 -- The nation as a local metaphor : Heimat, national memory, and the German empire, 1871-1918 -- A century of local nationhood : Edgar Reitz's Heimat, memory, and understandings of the past, 1871-1990 -- Heimat and memories of war in West Germany, 1945-1960 -- Heimat, East German imagination, and an excess of reality -- A national lexicon for all seasons -- Memory as historical narrative and method -- Freud, Moses, and national memory -- Collective memory and cultural history : problems of method -- Telling about Germany : narratives of memory and culture -- Dissonance, normality, and the historical method : why did some Germans think of tourism after May 8, 1945? -- Traveling as a culture of remembrance : traces of National Socialism in West Germany, 1945-1960.

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    English
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    ISBN
    0807830429
    080785722X (pbk. : alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    xvii, 306 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.

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