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Author Koshar, Rudy.

Title From monuments to traces : artifacts of German memory, 1870-1990 / Rudy Koshar
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 352 pages) : illustrations
Series Weimar and now ; 24
Weimar and now ; 24
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Monuments; 2. Ruins; 3. Reconstructions; 4. Traces; Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary This text constructs a framework in which to examine the subject of German collective memory, which for more than half a century has been shaped by the experience of Nazism, World War II and the Holocaust. Beginning with national unification in 1870-71 it follows through to reunification in 1990
Analysis Humaniora Historie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-344) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject National monuments -- Germany.
National socialism -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Political culture -- Germany.
Symbolism in politics -- Germany.
War and civilization.
War memorials -- Germany.
Germany -- History -- Historiography.
Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Historiography.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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