Memorialization in Germany since 1945

Editors: Niven, B., Paver, C. (Eds.)

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Difficult Pasts provides a wide-ranging discussion of contemporary Germany's rich memorial landscape. It discusses the many memorials to German losses during the Second World War, to the victims of National Socialism and to those of GDR socialism. With up-to-date coverage of many less well-known memorials as well as the most publicised ones.

About the authors

BILL NIVEN is Professor of Contemporary German History at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is author of Facing the Nazi Past and is currently preparing a book called A Post-Holocaust History of Germany, 1945-2010, and editing a volume on the history and memory of the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff.

CHLOE PAVER is Senior Lecturer in German at the University of Exeter, UK. Recent publications include Refractions of the Third Reich in German and Austrian Fiction and Film and a series of articles on historical exhibitions about the National Socialist era. She was a Humboldt Fellow at the University of Konstanz in 2006-07.

 

Table of contents (38 chapters)

Table of contents (38 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Niven, Bill (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • The Volkstrauertag (People’s Day of Mourning) from 1922 to the Present

    Kaiser, Alexandra

    Pages 15-25

  • Beyond Usable Pasts: Rethinking the Memorialization of the Strategic Air War in Germany, 1940 to 1965

    Arnold, Jörg

    Pages 26-36

  • Roads to Revision: Disputes over Street Names Referring to the German Eastern Territories after the First and Second World Wars in the Cities of Dresden and Mainz, 1921 to 1972

    Lotz, Christian

    Pages 37-47

  • Monuments and Commemorative Sites for German Expellees

    Hesse, Hans (et al.)

    Pages 48-57

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Memorialization in Germany since 1945
Editors
  • B. Niven
  • C. Paver
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24850-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230248502
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-20703-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30254-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 421
Number of Illustrations
25 b/w illustrations
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