Puntigam or the Art of Forgetting

Puntigam or the Art of Forgetting

by Gerald Szyszkowitz
     
 

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Puntigam is an insider's candid account of the years 1938-1945 showing how the Anschluss changed the lives of Austrians. The author describes the weaknesses and corruption as well as the strengths and virtues of his contemporaries. The saga of those who readily joined the Nazi movement is balanced by an authentic account of the Austrian resistance movement, which has… See more details below

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Puntigam is an insider's candid account of the years 1938-1945 showing how the Anschluss changed the lives of Austrians. The author describes the weaknesses and corruption as well as the strengths and virtues of his contemporaries. The saga of those who readily joined the Nazi movement is balanced by an authentic account of the Austrian resistance movement, which has not yet received the acknowledgment it merits. Puntigam belongs to the growing body of literature devoted to providing an accurate account of the Austrian past, long suppressed or ignored.

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ISBN-13:
9780929497204
Publisher:
Ariadne Press
Publication date:
05/01/1990
Series:
Studies in Austrian Literature, Culture and Thought: Translation Ser.
Pages:
280

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