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War and German Memory: Excavating the Significance of the Second World War in German Cultural Consciousness

History


by
K. Michael Prince

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 194 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

German memories of the experience of the Second World War have been central in shaping that country’s postwar historical consciousness and cultural identity. This book explores how the sufferings of average Germans in war has been and remains the dominant narrative in German historical memory and how this influences Germans’ attitudes toward war and their understanding of their country’s role in world affairs.