Lessons and Legacies: Memory, Memorialization, and Denial

Lessons and Legacies: Memory, Memorialization, and Denial


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810116665
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Series: Lessons and Legacies Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 303
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: Up to 18 Years

About the Author

Peter Hayes is the Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor in the Department of History at Northwestern University. 

Table of Contents

Theodore Zev Weiss

Peter Hayes

Elie Wiesel
Looking Back

I. Disciplinary Reflections

Christopher R. Browning
The Holocaust and History

Alan E. Steinweis
The Holocaust and Jewish Studies

Gerald E. Markle
The Holocaust and Sociology

John K. Roth
The Holocaust and Philosophy

Jeffrey M. Peck
The Holocaust and Literary Studies

II. The German Context

Michael Berkowitz
Beyond "the Crisis of German Ideology": Contextualizing German Culture, the Holocaust, and German Jewry

Karl A. Schleunes
The Year 1933: Revolution or Continuity in German History

Peter Hayes
The Deutsche Bank and the Holocaust

III. Memory and Memorialization

Henry L. Mason
Accommodations and Other Flawed Reactions: Issues for Verwerking in the Netherlands

Deborah Dwork
Custody and Care of Jewish Children in the Postwar Netherlands: Ethnic Identity and Cultural Hegemony

Harold Marcuse
Dachau: The Political Aesthetics of Holocaust Memorials

Michael R. Marrus
The Future of Auschwitz: A Case for the Ruins

Nathan F. Cogan
A Commentary on the Video-Documentary The Last Remnants of Lithuanian Jewry: The Narrative of a Holocaust Survivor

Scott Denham
Schindler Returns to Open Arms: Schindler's List in Germany and Austria

Judith E. Doneson
Is a Little Memory Better than None?

Lawrence Baron
Holocaust Awareness and Denial in the United States: The Hype and the Hope

IV. Denial

Jonathan Petropoulos
Holocaust Denial: A Generational Typology

Geoffrey J. Giles
Blind in the Right Eye: German Justice and Holocaust Denial

Notes on Contributors

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