Confronting History: A Memoir

Confronting History: A Memoir

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ISBN-13: 9780299165840
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 09/10/2013
Series: George L. Mosse Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

George L. Mosse (1918-99) was the John C. Bascom Professor of European History and Weinstein-Bascom Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was also the Koebner Professor of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was selected as the first scholar-in-residence at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. He wrote more than two dozen books, including Nationalism and Sexuality, Toward the Final Solution, and Nazi Culture: Intellectual, Cultural, and Social Life in the Third Reich, also published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

Table of Contents

Illustrations
vii
Foreword ix
Introduction: On Native Ground
3(4)
The Setting
7(12)
Family Matters
19(34)
Building Character in Salem
53(18)
Experiencing Exile
71(23)
Political Awakenings
94(19)
Gaining a Foothold
113(16)
The Iowa Years
129(21)
Finally Home
150(21)
Confronting History
171(16)
Journey to Jerusalem
187(16)
Excursus: London as Home
203(9)
The Past as Present
212

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Sander Gilman

George Mosse shaped our understanding of the rise of Fascism, racism, and sexism in the twentieth century as did no other historian.

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