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The Resource Memory and forgetting in the post-Holocaust era : the ethics of never again, Alejandro Baer and Natan Sznaider

Memory and forgetting in the post-Holocaust era : the ethics of never again, Alejandro Baer and Natan Sznaider

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Memory and forgetting in the post-Holocaust era : the ethics of never again
Title
Memory and forgetting in the post-Holocaust era
Title remainder
the ethics of never again
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Alejandro Baer and Natan Sznaider
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eng
Summary
"The study of memory is too often pervaded with a spatially-fixed understanding of culture. The idea of culture as 'rooted' was an attempt to provide a solution to the uprooting of local cultures caused by the formation of nation-states. Conversely, Sznaider and Baer contend that there exist travelling/cosmopolitan or multi-directional memories, based on experiences originating in a specific place, but which move and travel from there to other ones. Using the Holocaust as an example, the authors show how memories of it are disseminated and how they become part of a larger global framework. There are four ways the Holocaust can be universalized: was it the Jews, or many different peoples that suffered? Is the lesson 'never again', for the Jews, or for everyone? Were the Nazis uniquely evil, or only different in quantity from other mass murderers? Who remembers and who has the right to pronounce the truth of the Holocaust? Taking Argentina and Spain as test cases and looking at public media, scholarly discourse, NGOs dealing with human rights and memory, museums and memorial sites, this book follows these four ways of universalization to illustrate the transformation from the national to the cosmopolitan ethics of overcoming the past. Both case-studies show that this ethics is not only pertinent to Europe and the places that are directly related to the Holocaust, but proves that that memory does indeed travel."--Provided by publisher
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179.7
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D804.45.A74
LC item number
B34 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Memory studies: global constellations
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Memory and forgetting in the post-Holocaust era : the ethics of never again, Alejandro Baer and Natan Sznaider
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Ethics of never again: global constellations -- Nunca Más: Argentine nazis and Judíos del Sur -- The disappeared of the Spanish Holocaust -- Competing memories in Eastern Europe -- Conclusion: towards a memory of hope
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 173 pages
Isbn
9781315616193
Lccn
2016025448
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)951017933
  • (OCoLC)ocn951017933
Label
Memory and forgetting in the post-Holocaust era : the ethics of never again, Alejandro Baer and Natan Sznaider
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ethics of never again: global constellations -- Nunca Más: Argentine nazis and Judíos del Sur -- The disappeared of the Spanish Holocaust -- Competing memories in Eastern Europe -- Conclusion: towards a memory of hope
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 173 pages
Isbn
9781315616193
Lccn
2016025448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951017933
  • (OCoLC)ocn951017933

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