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The Resource Germans as victims : remembering the past in comtemporary Germany, edited by Bill Niven

Germans as victims : remembering the past in comtemporary Germany, edited by Bill Niven

Label
Germans as victims : remembering the past in comtemporary Germany
Title
Germans as victims
Title remainder
remembering the past in comtemporary Germany
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bill Niven
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Years after the defeat of Nazism, some in Germany now feel that the Germans were the victims - not least of relentless attempts to remind them of past crimes. This book examines the shift in the culture of memory away from a focus on German perpetration and towards one on German suffering
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
943.087072
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DD256.48
LC item number
.G46 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Niven, William John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Collective memory
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • History
  • National characteristics, German
  • Population transfers
  • Collective memory
  • Veterans
Label
Germans as victims : remembering the past in comtemporary Germany, edited by Bill Niven
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
70063119
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 292 pages
Isbn
9781403990426
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2006048382
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 9781403990426
  • 9781403990433
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70063119
Label
Germans as victims : remembering the past in comtemporary Germany, edited by Bill Niven
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
70063119
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 292 pages
Isbn
9781403990426
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2006048382
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 9781403990426
  • 9781403990433
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70063119

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