The Resource The use and abuse of memory: : interpreting World War II in contemporary European politics, Christian Karner and Bram Mertens, editors, (ebook)

The use and abuse of memory: : interpreting World War II in contemporary European politics, Christian Karner and Bram Mertens, editors, (ebook)

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The use and abuse of memory: : interpreting World War II in contemporary European politics
Title
The use and abuse of memory:
Title remainder
interpreting World War II in contemporary European politics
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Christian Karner and Bram Mertens, editors
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Language
eng
Summary
Decades after the previously unimaginable horrors of the Nazi extermination camps and the dropping of nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, their memories remain part of our lives. In academic and human terms, preserving awareness of this past is an ethical imperative. This volume concerns narratives about-and allusions to-World War II across contemporary Europe, and explains why contemporary Europeans continue to be drawn to it as a template of comparison, interpretation, even prediction. This volume adds a distinctly interdisciplinary approach to the trajectories of recent academic inquiries. Historians, sociologists, anthropologists, linguists, political scientists, and area study specialists contribute wide-ranging theoretical paradigms, disciplinary frameworks, and methodological approaches. The volume focuses on how, where, and to what effect World War II has been remembered. The editors discuss how World War II in particular continues to be a point of reference across the political spectrum and not only in Europe. It will be of interest for those interested in popular culture, World War II history, and national identity studies
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Midwest
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940.55
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Karner, Christian
  • Mertens, Bram
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
  • Europe
  • Collective memory
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adult
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The use and abuse of memory: : interpreting World War II in contemporary European politics, Christian Karner and Bram Mertens, editors, (ebook)
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9781412852036
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MWT11647083
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11647083
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The use and abuse of memory: : interpreting World War II in contemporary European politics, Christian Karner and Bram Mertens, editors, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781412852036
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11647083
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11647083
System control number
MWT11647083
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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