Quick Search

Keyword
Title
Author
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
 

Find us on:

 
Gift Certificate

 
 
History:Europe:Germany
       Tell a Friend
Add to Shopping Cart
War Stories: The Search for a Usable Past in the Federal Republic of Germany, Moeller, Robert G.
Stock Image
Author Name:    Moeller, Robert G.

Title:   War Stories: The Search for a Usable Past in the Federal Republic of Germany

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    University of California Press 

ISBN Number:   0520239105 / 9780520239104

Seller ID:   ING9780520239104

0520239105 Special order direct from the distributor

More Description

Robert G. Moeller powerfully conveys the complicated story of how West Germans recast the recent past after the Second World War. He rejects earlier characterizations of a postwar West Germany dominated by attitudes of "forgetting" or silence about the Nazi past. He instead demonstrates the "selective remembering" that took place among West Germans during the postwar years: in particular, they remembered crimes committed against Germans, crimes that--according to some contemporary accounts--were comparable to the crimes of Germans against Jews. Moeller draws on a wide range of U.S. and German government documents, political debates, film archives, letters, oral histories, and newspaper accounts.



Price = 74.83 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart

cookie