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Germans as victims : remembering the past in contemporary Germany / edited by Bill Niven.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: DD256.48 .G46 2006

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    Format
    Book
    Published
    Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2006]
    ©2006
    Locale
    Germany
    Germany (East)
    Contents
    Introduction : German victimhood at the turn of the millennium / Bill Niven
    The politics of the past in the 1950s : rhetorics and victimization in East and West Germany ; Victims in uniform : West German combat movies from the 1950s / Robert G. Moeller
    Taboo or tradition? The 'Germans as victims' theme in West Germany until the early 1990s / Ruth Wittlinger
    The continually suffering nation? Cinematic representations of German victimhood / Paul Cooke
    The birth of the collective from the spirit of empathy : from the "historians' dispute" to German suffering / Helmut Schmitz
    The GDR and memory of the bombing of Dresden / Bill Niven
    Victims of the Berlin Wall / Pertti Ahonen
    The victims of totalitarianism and the centrality of Nazi genocide : continuity and change in German commemorative politics / Andrew H. Beattie
    Representations of German wartime suffering in recent fiction / Stuart Taberner
    Air war legacies : from Dresden to Baghdad / Andreas Huyssen
    From the margins to the centre? The discourse on expellees and victimhood in Germany / Karoline von Oppen and Stefan Wolff
    On taboos, traumas and other myths : why the debate about German victims of the Second World War is not a historians' controversy / Stefan Berger.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Niven, Bill, 1956-
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-282) and index.
    Introduction : German victimhood at the turn of the millennium / Bill Niven -- The politics of the past in the 1950s : rhetorics and victimization in East and West Germany ; Victims in uniform : West German combat movies from the 1950s / Robert G. Moeller -- Taboo or tradition? The 'Germans as victims' theme in West Germany until the early 1990s / Ruth Wittlinger -- The continually suffering nation? Cinematic representations of German victimhood / Paul Cooke -- The birth of the collective from the spirit of empathy : from the "historians' dispute" to German suffering / Helmut Schmitz -- The GDR and memory of the bombing of Dresden / Bill Niven -- Victims of the Berlin Wall / Pertti Ahonen -- The victims of totalitarianism and the centrality of Nazi genocide : continuity and change in German commemorative politics / Andrew H. Beattie -- Representations of German wartime suffering in recent fiction / Stuart Taberner -- Air war legacies : from Dresden to Baghdad / Andreas Huyssen -- From the margins to the centre? The discourse on expellees and victimhood in Germany / Karoline von Oppen and Stefan Wolff -- On taboos, traumas and other myths : why the debate about German victims of the Second World War is not a historians' controversy / Stefan Berger.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    1403990425
    9781403990426
    1403990433
    9781403990433
    Physical Description
    ix, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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