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Author Karlsson, Klas-Göran.

Title Echoes of the Holocaust : Historical Cultures in Contemporary Europe
Published Chicago : Nordic Academic Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; The Holocaust as a Problem of Historical Culture; Calendar, Context and Commemoration; The Presence of the Holocaust; Ambivalence, Bivalence and Polyvalence; The Jedwabne Killings -- A Challenge for Polish Collective Memory; Their Genocide, or Ours?; The Holocaust and Russian Historical Culture; From Famine to Forgotten Holocaust; Holocaust at the Limits; About the Authors
Summary The result of a research project conducted by Swedish scholars, this text examines interpretations and representations of the Holocaust in European societies, primarily focusing on the most recent decades. Using specific case studies, the articles in this anthology study how, when and why the collective memory of the Holocaust has been expressed and activated for cultural, economic, political and social reasons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Holocaust memorials -- Europe -- Psychological aspects.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Psychological aspects.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe -- Influence.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe -- Public opinion.
Form Electronic book
Author Zander, Ulf.
ISBN 9187121581