The Resource Holocaust memory in the digital age : survivors' stories and new media practices, Jeffrey Shandler

Holocaust memory in the digital age : survivors' stories and new media practices, Jeffrey Shandler

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Holocaust memory in the digital age : survivors' stories and new media practices
Title
Holocaust memory in the digital age
Title remainder
survivors' stories and new media practices
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Shandler
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Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the nexus of new media and memory practices, raising questions about how advances in digital technologies continue to influence the nature of Holocaust memorialization. Through an in-depth study of the largest and most widely available collection of videotaped interviews with survivors and other witnesses to the Holocaust, the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive, Jeffrey Shandler weighs the possibilities and challenges brought about by digital forms of public memory. The Visual History Archive's holdings are extensive-over 100,000 hours of video, including interviews with over 50,000 individuals-and came about at a time of heightened anxiety about the imminent passing of the generation of Holocaust survivors and other eyewitnesses. Now, the Shoah Foundation's investment in new digital media is instrumental to its commitment to remembering the Holocaust both as a subject of historical importance in its own right and as a paradigmatic moral exhortation against intolerance. Shandler not only considers the Archive as a whole, but also looks closely at individual survivors' stories, focusing on narrative, language, and spectacle to understand how Holocaust remembrance is mediated
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NhCcYBP
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Shandler, Jeffrey
Dewey number
940.53/18072
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D804.348
LC item number
.S45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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EBSCOhost
Series statement
Stanford Studies In Jewish History And Culture
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  • USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Collective memory
  • Digital media
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Holocaust memory in the digital age : survivors' stories and new media practices, Jeffrey Shandler
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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1532855
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An archive in contexts -- Narrative : tales retold -- Language : in other words -- Spectacle : seeing as believing
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781503602960
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40027455407
Label
Holocaust memory in the digital age : survivors' stories and new media practices, Jeffrey Shandler
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1532855
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An archive in contexts -- Narrative : tales retold -- Language : in other words -- Spectacle : seeing as believing
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781503602960
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40027455407

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