German National Identity After the Holocaust

by Mary Fulbrook

Publisher: Polity Press

Written in English
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  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Social history,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History - General History,
  • Germany - History,
  • History,
  • National characteristics, German,
  • East Germany, DDR,
  • Germany,
  • West Germany,
  • Holocaust,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Public opinion,
  • Civilization,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Influence

Sprache"), the philosopher Johann Gottfried Herder exposed the idea that a language expresses the collective experiences of the group of its speakers, thus breaking the way for German romantic linguistic nationalism. He also claimed that in analogy to naturalistic language acquisition and its concomitant acculturation, the creation of a national identity is a project of education. In the early s, a movement emerged within German Protestantism with the aim of fully integrating Nazi ideology, German national identity, and Christian faith. The Deutsche Christen or, “German Christians,” as they were called, interpreted the Christian faith and the role of the church in society in service of the Nazi revolution. The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute has announced an evening program to mark the publication of their book “The Holocaust and the Nakba – Memory, National Identity and Jewish-Arab Partnership. Fulbrook, Mary, German National Identity after the Holocaust (Cambridge: Polity, ) Gadamer, Hans-Georg, Wahrheit und Methode. Grundzüge einer Philosophischen Hermeneutik (Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr, ); trans. Joel Weinsheimer and Donald G. Marshall Cited by: 2.

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Holocaust, the systematic state-sponsored killing of six million Jewish men, women, and children and millions of others by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II. Today the Holocaust is viewed as the emblematic manifestation of absolute evil. Learn more about the Holocaust in this article. The uproar reflects just how sensitive the issue of German identity remains, even after the approval last year of a law making it easier for immigrants and their children to obtain citizenship. The suggestion that Germany is a “land of immigration,” a notion strongly supported . Book Description. German colonialism is a thriving field of study. ‘Loyal Askari’ and ‘Black Rapist’--Two Images in the German Discourse on National Identity and their Impact on the Lives of Black People in Germany, Genocide Studies, the Holocaust and African and Global History. Michael Perraudin is Professor of German. The representation of Jewish identity after the Shoah in German and Austrian texts is a complex and often problematic issue, showing up the highly contentious nature of German-Jewish memory contests. On the one hand post-Shoah Jewish identity continues to be negotiated within firmly established traditions; on the other hand any such negotiation.

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Arguing against "essentialist" conceptions of the nation, Fulbrook presents a theory of the nation as a constructed community of shared legacy and common destiny, and shows how the conditions for the easy construction of any such identity have been notably lacking in Germany after the Holocaust.

This book will be of interest to advanced Cited by: Buy German National Identity after the Holocaust First Edition by Fulbrook, Mary (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The Unmasterable Past is exceedinly deficient as an historical analysis of the post-war German historical question.

Maier's book deals with how historians have viewed Germany after the war, that is, how should German history be viewed in light of the horrors of the holocaust and National Socialism?Cited by: Get this from a library. German national identity after the Holocaust.

[Mary Fulbrook] -- "Drawing on a wide range of material - from landscapes of memory and rituals of commemoration, through private diaries, oral history interviews and public opinion poll surveys, to the speeches of.

The advantage German National Identity after the Holocaust has, for instance, over the work of Jeffrey Herf (Divided Memory: the Nazi Past in the Two Germanies (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, )) is its greater attention to detail and history from below. As well as the pronouncements of German elites, non-official voices are.

The advantage German National Identity after the Holocaust has, for instance, over the work of Jeffrey Herf (Divided Memory: the Nazi Past in the Two Germanies) is its greater attention to detail and history from below.

As well as the pronouncements of German elites, non-official voices are listened to extensively here, if always with Fulbrook. German National Identity after the Holocaust by Mary Fulbrook, and shows how the conditions for the easy construction of any such identity have been notably lacking in Germany after the Holocaust.

This book will be of interest to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in history, politics, and German and European Studies, as well /5(21). Arguing against "essentialist" conceptions of the nation, Fulbrook presents a theory of the nation as a constructed community of shared legacy and common destiny, and shows how the conditions for the easy construction of any such identity have been notably lacking in Germany after the Holocaust.

advantage German National Identity after the Holocaust has, for instance, over the work of Jeffrey Herf (Divided Memory: the Nazi Past in the Two Germanies) is its greater attention to detail and history from below. As well as the pronouncements of German elites, non-official voices are listened to extensively here.

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For over half a century, Germans have l /5(2). German National Identity after the Holocaust | Fulbrook, Mary | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon.5/5(1).

German National Identity after the Holocaust / Edition 1. by Mary Fulbrook National Identity and German History. Landscapes of Memory. is to bring out both individual experience and the importance of historical contingency in examining questions of national identity.

Above all, the book suceeds in drawing together stark first-hand Price: $ In Germany, the memory and legacy of this past has special implications.

The much-lamented burden of guilt has been influential in post-Holocaust German society; Germany's national guilt has deeply affected both collective memory and national identity since the end of the war (Fulbrook, ; Rosenthal, ).Cited by:   The Unmasterable Past was published inthe year before the Berlin Wall came down, and it was strange reading it and remembering, Oh yeah, this is what the Cold War felt like.

Not When I say that The Unmasterable Past is a thought-provoking book, I mean it quite literally: it provoked a great many thoughts/5. Historical development. Vergangenheitsbewältigung describes the attempt to analyze, digest and learn to live with the past, in particular the focus on learning is much in the spirit of philosopher George Santayana's oft-quoted observation that "those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it".

It is a technical term also used in English that was coined after in West. German National Identity after the Holocaust Article in German Studies Review 23(3) October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. that provides the broad outline of her book's larger organization and narrative.

Following the introduction, the majority of German National Identity after the Holocaust (chapters ) focuses on the contested memory of the Nazi past in such areas as the urban landscape, war crimes trials, commemorative ceremonies, and historiographical disputes.

Rosenfeld, G. () Review of "German National Identity after the Holocaust" by Mary Fulbrook in: German Studies Review, October,pp.

In Ambiguous Memory: The Nazi Past and German National Identity (see record ), S. Kattago examines the most dramatic and most researched event in all of history, the Holocaust, and. German National Identity After The Holocaust: 1st (First) Edition By Mary Fulbrook Free PDF d0wnl0ad, audio books, books to read, good books to read, cheap books, good books, online books, books online, book.

Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust is a book by American writer Daniel Goldhagen, in which he argues that the vast majority of ordinary Germans were "willing executioners" in the Holocaust because of a unique and virulent "eliminationist antisemitism" in German political culture which had developed in the preceding : Daniel Goldhagen.

Overcoming the past, especially the Nazi ideology that gave rise to the Holocaust, has been a guiding precept of German identity since World War II.

In West and East alike, the ambition was to. It bears the somewhat kitschy title “Being German: A newfound national pride in harmony with the heart”. Subtitle: “German Identity”.

The main findings of the study, in which some 2, German citizens age 14 and upwards filled out a questionnaire of unprecedented thoroughness and nuance, are rather surprising. The Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust, and German National Identity, Charles S. Maier, Harvard University Press,pages.

Bringing his book up to date with reflections since its first publication a decade ago, Charles Maier writes that the historians'. Published Citation. Rosenfeld, G. () Review of "German National Identity after the Holocaust" by Mary Fulbrook in: German Studies Review, October,pp.

Author: Gavriel D. Rosenfeld. The best books on The Holocaust recommended by Steven Katz. In the years immediately after World War II, the Holocaust was little studied.

That all changed with the publication of Raul Hilberg's book, The Destruction of the European Katz, professor of Jewish Holocaust Studies at Boston University and former Director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies, introduces the best.

Arguing against "essentialist" conceptions of the nation, Fulbrook presents a theory of the nation as a constructed community of shared legacy and common destiny, and shows how the conditions for the easy construction of any such identity have been notably lacking in Germany after the Holocaust.

This book will be of interest to advanced. Ambiguous Memory examines the role of memory in the building of a new national identity in reunified Germany. The author maintains that the contentious debates surrounding contemporary monumnets to the Nazi past testify to the ambiguity of German memory and the continued link of Nazism with contemporary German national identity.

Catastrophe and Identity in Post-War German Literature by Aaron Horton The purpose of this study is to examine selected German literature dealing with issues of history and identity in light of the catastrophic reshaping of society after World War II and reunification.

If five hundred thousand or one million Germans were perpetrators, then it is a phenomenon of another kind, perhaps best conceived as a German national project. Depending on the number and identity of the Germans who contributed to the genocidal slaughter, different sorts of questions, inquiries, and bodies of theory might be appropriate or.

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Ingo CORNILS (Leeds);Author: Michael Perraudin.Elizabeth Heineman argued in her article that the collective societal memory of the experiences of German women in the immediate aftermath of World War II greatly contributed to the development of West German national identity, and directly influenced their eventual status in the partitioned country.1 She suggested that in order to fully.

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