Forever in the shadow of Hitler? : original documents of the Historikerstreit, the controversy concerning the singularity of the Holocaust / James Knowlton and Truett Cates, translators. - Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Humanities Press, 1993. - xii, 282 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Between historical legend and revisionism? : the Third Reich in the perspective of 1980 / Ernst Nolte -- History in a land without history / Michael Stürmer -- The past that will not pass : a speech that could be written but not delivered / Ernst Nolte -- Condemning and comprehending / Christian Meier -- A kind of settlement of damages : the apologetic tendencies in German history writing / Jürgen Habermas -- New myth of state : the most recent development in the discipline of history in the Federal Republic of Germany / Micha Brumlik -- The age of tyrants : history and politics : the administrators of the enlightenment, the risk of scholarship, and the preservation of a worldview : a reply to Jürgen Habermas / Klaus Hildebrand -- Letter to the editor of Die Zeit, August 1, 1986 / Ernst Nolte -- Letter to the editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 11, 1986 / Jürgen Habermas -- Letter to the editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 16, 1986 / Michael Stürmer -- Encumbered remembrance : the controversy about the incomparability of National-Socialist mass crimes / Joachim Fest -- Letter to the editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, September 6, 1986 / Karl Dietrich Bracher -- The impoverished practice of insinuation : the singular aspect of National-Socialist crimes cannot be denied / Eberhard Jäckel -- The morality of history : on the dispute about the past that will not pass / Helmut Fleischer -- Hitler should not be repressed by Stalin and Pol Pot : on the attempts of German historians to relativize the enormity of the Nazi crimes / Jürgen Kocka -- Questions we have to face : no historical stance without national identity / Hagen Schulze -- A searching image of the past : what is expected from German history books / Hanno Helbling -- Search for the "Lost history"? : observations on the historical self-evidence of the Federal Republic / Hans Mommsen -- Where the roads part : history is not a suitable substitute for a religion of nationalism / Martin Broszat -- The new Auschwitz lie / Rudolf Augstein -- Keynote address on the occasion of the opening of the thirty-sixth Conference of German Historians in Trier, October 8, 1986 / Christian meier -- Under the domination of suspicion : scholarly statements should not be judged by their political function / Thomas Nipperdey -- Letter to the editor of Der Spiegel, October 20, 1986 / Imanuel Geiss -- Standing things on their heads : against negative nationalism in interpreting history / Ernst Nolte -- No questions are forbidden to research / Andreas Hillgruber -- On the public use of history : the official self-understanding of the Federal Republic is breaking up / Jürgen Habermas -- Eternally in the shadow of Hitler? : the dispute about the Germans' understanding of history / Heinrich August Winkler -- Not a concluding remark / Christian Meier -- Makeup artists are creating a new identity / Kurt Sontheimer - -He who wants to escape the abyss will have to sound it very precisely : is the new German history writing revisionist? / Klaus Hildebrand -- How much history weighs / Michael Stürmer -- Letter to the editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 29, 1986 / Andreas Hillgruber -- Letter to the editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 29, 1986 / Richard Löwenthal -- Neither denial nor forgetfulness will free us from the past : harmonizing our understanding of history endangers freedom / Wolfgang J. Mommsen -- What may not be, cannot be : a plea for rendering factual the controversy about recent history / Horst Möller -- Jürgen Habermas, Karl-Heinz Janssen, and the enlightenment in the year 1986 / Andreas Hillgruber -- The Nazi reign : a case of normal tyranny? : on the misuse of philosophical interpretations / Walter Euchner -- Letter to the editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 6, 1986 / Ernst Nolte -- Only by facing the past can we be free : we are our own past : German history should not be retouched / Robert Leicht -- Those who refused to go along left their country in the lurch : the resistance is also being reassessed in the Historikerstreit / Joachim Perels -- On the Historikerstreit / Imanuel Geiss.

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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Historiography.
Historians--Germany (West)

D804.3 / .H5713 1993

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