Davies, Martin L.

How the Holocaust Looks Now

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Table of contents

Part I. The Ark of Innocence — Morality and Memory after Auschwitz

1. The Ark of Innocence — Morality and Memory after Auschwitz
Eveline Goodman-Thau

Part II. Memories of the Holocaust: Public and Private Discourses

2. ‘One goes left to the Russians, the other goes right to the Americans’- Family Recollections of the Holocaust in Europe
Olaf Jensen

3. Bringing the Holocaust Home. Danish and Dutch Third Generation’s Struggle to Make Sense of the Holocaust
Isabella Matauschek

4. Verbalising the Holocaust. Oral/Audiovisual Testimonies of Holocaust Survivors in the United States
Maria Ecker

5. Christa Wolf’s Patterns of Childhood. An East German Confrontation with the Nazi Past
Peter J. Graves

6. The Presence of the Shoah in Daily Discourse in Israel
Esther Hertzog

Part III. The Holocaust and European Historical Culture

7. The Undivided Sky — The Auschwitz Trial on East and West German Radio
René Wolf

8. The Holocaust as a History-Cultural Phenomenon
Klas-Göran Karlsson

9. Between the Holocaust and Trianon — Historical Culture in Hungary
Kristian Gerner

10. The Holocaust in Ukrainian Historical Culture
Johan Dietsch

11. A Tale of a Former Shtetl. The Memory of Jews and the Holocaust in Poland
Barbara Törnquist Plewa

12. Heroic Images. Raoul Wallenberg as a History-Cultural Symbol
Ulf Zander

Part IV. Representing the Holocaust: Memorials

13. Holocaust Survivors and Early Israeli Holocaust Research and Commemoration: A Reappraisal
Boaz Cohen

14. “Auschwitz in the Museum?”: Holocaust Memory Between History and Moralism
Simone Lässig, Karl Heinrich Pohl

15. The Establishment of National Memorials to the Nazi Past: Yad Vashem, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Topography of Terror Foundation
Matthias Hass

16. Filling the Void: Representing the History of Bergen-Belsen for a New Generation
Rainer Schulze

17. Visiting Memorials: A Worthwhile Cathartic Experience or ‘A Waste of Time and Money’?
Jochen Fuchs

Part V. Representing the Holocaust: Writing, Art, Education

18. History and Memory: Saul Friedländer’s Historiography of the Shoah
Karolin Machtans

19. What Kinds of Narratives Can Present the Unpresentable?
Tatiana Weiser

20. The Possibilities and Problems of Narrating Facts
Veronika Zangl

21. Maus, Toys and Him: Contemporary Fine Art as a Reflection on the Reception of History
Mirjam Wenzel

22. ‘Education after Auschwitz’ Revisited
Martin L. Davies

Part VI. Anti-Semitism Today

23. Anti-Semitism Today
Wolfgang Benz

Keywords: History, European History, Modern History, History of World War II and the Holocaust, World History, Global and Transnational History, History of Religion

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