Life after Death : Approaches to a Cultural and Social History of Europe During the 1940s and 1950s
By: Bessel, Richard.
Contributor(s): Schumann, Dirk | Mauch, Christof | Lazar, David.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (377 p.).ISBN: 9780511072147.Subject(s): Europe | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Reconstruction (1939-1951) | Social change | Social conflictGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Life after Death : Approaches to a Cultural and Social History of Europe During the 1940s and 1950sDDC classification: 303.4/094/0904 | 940.53 LOC classification: D842.5 .L48 2003ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Introduction; 1 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and World War II; 2 Between Pain and Silence; 3 Paths of Normalization after the Persecution of the Jews; 4 Trauma, Memory, and Motherhood; 5 Memory and the Narrative of Rape in Budapest and Vienna in 1945; 6 "Going Home"; 7 Desperately Seeking Normality; 8 Family Life and "Normality" in Postwar British Culture; 9 Continuities and Discontinuities of Consumer Mentality in West Germany in the 1950s; 10 "Strengthened and Purified Through Ordeal by Fire"
11 The Nationalization of Victimhood12 Italy after Fascism; 13 The Politics of Post-Fascist Aesthetics; 14 Dissonance, Normality, and the Historical Method; Index
This collection of essays does not conceive of the impressive economic and political stability of the postwar era as a quasi-natural return to previous patterns of societal development but approaches it as an attempt to establish 'normality' upon the lingering memories of experiencing violence on a hitherto unprecedented scale.
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