Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

by Jacob S. Eder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190237820
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Jacob S. Eder is a research fellow and lecturer at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. His dissertation received the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History of the Wiener Library, the Marko Feingold Dissertation Prize in Jewish Studies of the University of Salzburg, and the Betty M. Unterberger Dissertation Prize of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Note on Terminology, Translations, and Sources
Introduction
Chapter 1: "Holocaustomania": West German Diplomats and American Holocaust Memorial Culture in the Late 1970s
Chapter 2: A "Holocaust Syndrome"? Relations between the Federal Republic and American Jewish Organizations in the 1980s
Chapter 3: Confronting the "Anti-German Museum": West Germany and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1979 - 1993
Chapter 4: Politicians, Professors, and the Politics of German History in the American Academy from the 1970s to 1990
Chapter 5: The Transformation of Holocaust Memory in Unified Germany, 1990 - 1998
Epilogue: Holocaust Angst and the Universalization of the Holocaust
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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