Social Inheritance Of The Holocaust

Social Inheritance Of The Holocaust

by Anna Reading
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333761472

ISBN-13: 9780333761472

Pub. Date: 02/08/2003

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book challenges current thinking on memory by examining the complex ways in which the social inheritance of the Nazi Holocaust is gendered. It considers how the past is handed down in the US, Poland and Britain through historiography, autobiographies, documentary and feature films, memorial sites and museums. It explores the configuration of socially inherited…  See more details below

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This book challenges current thinking on memory by examining the complex ways in which the social inheritance of the Nazi Holocaust is gendered. It considers how the past is handed down in the US, Poland and Britain through historiography, autobiographies, documentary and feature films, memorial sites and museums. It explores the configuration of socially inherited memories about the Holocaust in young people of different cultural backgrounds. Scholarly and accessible, the book provides a groundbreaking approach to understanding the significance of gender in relation to cultural mediations of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333761472
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/08/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction The 'Wrong' Question: Historiographies The Demolition of a Man: Autobiographies Moving Memories: Propaganda, Documentary and Holocaust Feature Films The Absence of Women's Hair: Memorial Sites and Museums Grandma's Tales: Young Peoples Configurations of Holocaust Memory Conclusion: (Dis)Articulations of Gender, Culture and Memory Bibliography Index

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