Building History: The Shoah in Art, Memory, and Myth

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Peter Maurice Daly
P. Lang, 2001 - History - 284 pages
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Decision makers responsible for establishing curricula and educators who implement them from Europe, North America, and Israel met at a November 1997 conference in Munich and Augsburg, Germany to consider how best to place what traditionally is called The Holocaust within the study of history. The 23 papers consider history and the Shoah, Kristalln

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Contents

Avraham Primor Ambassador of Israel to the Federal Republic
9
Jackie Feldman The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
35
and National Identity
60
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The Contributors: Peter Kleinmann, Alain Goldschlaeger, Naomi Kramer, Rudolf Klinger, Claire Miller, Avraham Primor, Barbara Distel, Jackie Feldman, Ludwig Eiber, Peter M. Daly, Saul Balagura, Jean-Jacques van Vlasselaer, Tibor Egervari, Claude Altermatt, Irving Abella, Anna Rosmus, Ronald Headland, Bruno Winkler, Margaret Wells, Frieda Miller, Miryam Eser Davolio, Hans-Peter Hagedorn. The Editors: Peter M. Daly is Professor and former Chair of the Department of German Studies at McGill University, Montreal. His previous publications have been on German and English literature of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the European emblem tradition, and contemporary advertising. Karl Filser is Professor of the Didactics of History at the University of Augsburg. He is a member of several academic boards and institutions including the Internationale Konferenz fuer Geschichtsdidaktik. His previous publications have been in the fields of history and pedagogy. Alain Goldschlaeger is Professor in the Department of French and founding Director of the Holocaust Literature Research Institute at the University of Western Ontario. His previous publications have been on French literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, discourse analysis, as well as antisemitic and survivor testimonial discourses. Naomi Kramer is Education Director of the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre. In this role she has curated several international traveling exhibits including Leo Haas; Terezin: Theresienstadt; Impressions of Terezin; and Children of the Holocaust: A Legacy.

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