How to Accept German Reparations

How to Accept German Reparations

by Susan Slyomovics


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812223491
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 07/23/2015
Series: Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Susan Slyomovics is Professor of Anthropology and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is also author of The Object of Memory: Arab and Jew Narrate the Palestinian Village and The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco, and coeditor of Women and Power in the Middle East, all available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Reparations and My Family 1

Chapter 1 Financial Pain 19

Chapter 2 The Limits of Therapy: Narratives of Reparation and Psychopathology 53

Chapter 3 The Will to Record and the Claim to Suffering: Reparations, Archives, and the International Tracing Service 96

Chapter 4 Canada 134

Chapter 5 Children of Survivors: The "Second Generation" in Storytelling, Tourism, and Photography 175

Chapter 6 Algerian Jews Make the Case for Reparations 207

Chapter 7 Compensation for Settler Colonialism: Aftermaths and "Dark Teleology" 235

Appendix A My Grandmothers First Reparations Claim (1956) 271

Appendix B My Grandmothers Subsequent Reparation Claims (1965-68) 277

Notes 281

Bibliography 325

Index 355

Acknowledgments 371

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