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Life after death : approaches to a cultural and social history during the 1940s and 1950s / edited by Richard Bessel, Dirk Schumann.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: D842.5 .L48 2003

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    Series
    Publications of the German Historical Institute
    Publications of the German Historical Institute.
    Format
    Book
    Published
    Washington, D.C. : German Historical Institute ; Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003
    Locale
    Europe
    Germany (West)
    Germany
    Contents
    Introduction : violence, normality, and the construction of postwar Europe / Richard Bessel and Dirk Schumann
    Post-traumatic stress disorder and World War II : can a psychiatric concept help us understand postwar society? / Alice Förster and Birgit Beck
    Between pain and silence : remembering the victims of violence in Germany after 1949 / Sabine Behrenbeck
    Paths of normalization after the persecution of the Jews : the Netherlands, France and West Germany in the 1950s / Ido de Haan
    Trauma, memory, and motherhood : Germans and Jewish displaced persons in post-Nazi Germany, 1945-1949 / Atina Grossmann
    Memory and the narrative of rape in Budapest and Vienna in 1945 / Andrea Petö
    "Going home" : the personal adjustment of British and American servicemen after the war / Joanna Bourke
    Desperately seeking normality : sex and marriage in the wake of the war / Dagmar Herzog
    Family life and "normality" in postwar British culture / Pat Thane
    Continuities and discontinuities of consumer mentality in West Germany in the 1950s / Michael Wildt
    "Strengthened and purified through ordeal by fire" : ecclesiastical triumphalism in the ruins of Europe / Damion Van Melis
    The nationalization of victimhood : selective violence and national grief in western Europe, 1940-1960 / Pieter Lagrou
    Italy after fascism : the predicament of dominant narratives / Donald Sassoon
    The politics of post-fascist aesthetics : 1950s West and East German industrial design / Paul Betts
    Dissonance, normality, and the historical method : why did some Germans think of tourism after May 8, 1945? / Alon Confino.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Bessel, Richard.
    Schumann, Dirk.
    Notes
    "This collection of essays has its origins with a conference that we organized in October 1998 at the IBZ Schloss Gimborn at Marienheide, Germany"--P. xi.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Introduction : violence, normality, and the construction of postwar Europe / Richard Bessel and Dirk Schumann -- Post-traumatic stress disorder and World War II : can a psychiatric concept help us understand postwar society? / Alice Förster and Birgit Beck -- Between pain and silence : remembering the victims of violence in Germany after 1949 / Sabine Behrenbeck -- Paths of normalization after the persecution of the Jews : the Netherlands, France and West Germany in the 1950s / Ido de Haan -- Trauma, memory, and motherhood : Germans and Jewish displaced persons in post-Nazi Germany, 1945-1949 / Atina Grossmann -- Memory and the narrative of rape in Budapest and Vienna in 1945 / Andrea Petö -- "Going home" : the personal adjustment of British and American servicemen after the war / Joanna Bourke -- Desperately seeking normality : sex and marriage in the wake of the war / Dagmar Herzog -- Family life and "normality" in postwar British culture / Pat Thane -- Continuities and discontinuities of consumer mentality in West Germany in the 1950s / Michael Wildt -- "Strengthened and purified through ordeal by fire" : ecclesiastical triumphalism in the ruins of Europe / Damion Van Melis -- The nationalization of victimhood : selective violence and national grief in western Europe, 1940-1960 / Pieter Lagrou -- Italy after fascism : the predicament of dominant narratives / Donald Sassoon -- The politics of post-fascist aesthetics : 1950s West and East German industrial design / Paul Betts -- Dissonance, normality, and the historical method : why did some Germans think of tourism after May 8, 1945? / Alon Confino.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    0521804132
    0521009227 (pbk.)
    Physical Description
    xi, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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