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Legacies of Stalingrad : Remembering the Eastern Front in Germany since 1945

By: Morina, Christina.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (310 p.).ISBN: 9781139138109.Subject(s): Collective memory -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Germany -- Politics and government -- 1945-1990 | Germany -- Politics and government -- 1990- | Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Political culture -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | War and society -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front | World War, 1939-1945 -- InfluenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Legacies of Stalingrad : Remembering the Eastern Front in Germany since 1945DDC classification: 940.54 | 940.54/217 | 940.54217 LOC classification: DD257.4 .M67 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; IntroductionWar, Politics, and the Study of Memory; Political Memory: Recollecting the Past in the Political Realm; Historiography, Approach, Theses; Whose Memory?: History, Politics, and Biography; Some Thoughts on Political Speech, Historical Truth, and Scholarly Analysis; Prologue: The Eastern Front War in Nazi Propaganda; 1 Memory under Occupation; Frames of Reference: Two Interpretations of a Caesura; The Russians in East Germany: On Resentment, Revenge, and Regret
Lessons from History - East: The German-Soviet Friendship Project"Who has the right to judge?": Russians as Victims, Russians as Perpetrators; Lessons from History - West: Building Democracy; Judging History: "Operation Barbarossa" in Postwar War Crimes Trials; 2 Cold War; Trial and Triumph: Master Narratives in Moscow and East Berlin; In the Trenches of the Ideological Cold War: History as Weapon; Preventing Another "Barbarossa" I: The SED and the June Uprising in 1953; The "War Thing" in Cold War Diplomacy: Adenauer in Moscow, 1955
Engaging the "Front Generation": From Fighters in War to Fighters for PeacePreventing Another "Barbarossa" II: The Berlin Wall; 3 Lessons of the Eastern Front; German Remilitarization(s): Arming for Nuclear War; Fighting the "Just Wars": Socialist Soldiers and Remilitarization in the GDR; Citizens in Uniform: The Eastern Front in the Bonn Remilitarization Debates; 4 Peacetime Wars; The Ambivalence of Total War: Soldiers as Perpetrators and Victims; Making Sense of War: Two Versions of the "Wehrmacht Myth"; Reflection and Return: Soldiers as Socialist Citizens
Obedience Was No Crime: West German War Veterans and the Legacies of "Barbarossa"5 The Past Reinforced; Ulbricht: From Personal History to Political Memory; A "Crusade like no other": Honecker and History as Routine; 6 The Past Revisited; Shifting Focus and Tone: From Erhard to Brandt; Balancing History and Diplomacy: From Schmidt to Kohl; Epilogue; "That is what history has decided?": Solving the German Question; Overcoming History: The Rhetoric of Reconciliation and Closure since 1990; Eastern Front Memory and German Power: Redefining Foreign Policy
Still Divided?: Popular Memory of the Eastern Front War in Germany after 1989Conclusion; Glossary; References; Index
Summary: Christina Morina's book examines the history of the Eastern Front war and its impact on German politics and society throughout the postwar period.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; IntroductionWar, Politics, and the Study of Memory; Political Memory: Recollecting the Past in the Political Realm; Historiography, Approach, Theses; Whose Memory?: History, Politics, and Biography; Some Thoughts on Political Speech, Historical Truth, and Scholarly Analysis; Prologue: The Eastern Front War in Nazi Propaganda; 1 Memory under Occupation; Frames of Reference: Two Interpretations of a Caesura; The Russians in East Germany: On Resentment, Revenge, and Regret

Lessons from History - East: The German-Soviet Friendship Project"Who has the right to judge?": Russians as Victims, Russians as Perpetrators; Lessons from History - West: Building Democracy; Judging History: "Operation Barbarossa" in Postwar War Crimes Trials; 2 Cold War; Trial and Triumph: Master Narratives in Moscow and East Berlin; In the Trenches of the Ideological Cold War: History as Weapon; Preventing Another "Barbarossa" I: The SED and the June Uprising in 1953; The "War Thing" in Cold War Diplomacy: Adenauer in Moscow, 1955

Engaging the "Front Generation": From Fighters in War to Fighters for PeacePreventing Another "Barbarossa" II: The Berlin Wall; 3 Lessons of the Eastern Front; German Remilitarization(s): Arming for Nuclear War; Fighting the "Just Wars": Socialist Soldiers and Remilitarization in the GDR; Citizens in Uniform: The Eastern Front in the Bonn Remilitarization Debates; 4 Peacetime Wars; The Ambivalence of Total War: Soldiers as Perpetrators and Victims; Making Sense of War: Two Versions of the "Wehrmacht Myth"; Reflection and Return: Soldiers as Socialist Citizens

Obedience Was No Crime: West German War Veterans and the Legacies of "Barbarossa"5 The Past Reinforced; Ulbricht: From Personal History to Political Memory; A "Crusade like no other": Honecker and History as Routine; 6 The Past Revisited; Shifting Focus and Tone: From Erhard to Brandt; Balancing History and Diplomacy: From Schmidt to Kohl; Epilogue; "That is what history has decided?": Solving the German Question; Overcoming History: The Rhetoric of Reconciliation and Closure since 1990; Eastern Front Memory and German Power: Redefining Foreign Policy

Still Divided?: Popular Memory of the Eastern Front War in Germany after 1989Conclusion; Glossary; References; Index

Christina Morina's book examines the history of the Eastern Front war and its impact on German politics and society throughout the postwar period.

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