Beyond Berlin: Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld,Paul B. Jaskot

By Gavriel D. Rosenfeld,Paul B. Jaskot

Beyond Berlin breaks new floor within the ongoing attempt to appreciate how memorials, structures, and different areas have figured within the greater German fight to come back to phrases with the legacy of Nazism. The individuals problem reigning perspectives of ways the duty of "coming to phrases with the Nazi previous" (Vergangenheitsbewältigung) has been pursued at particular city and architectural websites. targeting west in addition to east German cities—whether in demand metropolises like Hamburg, dynamic local facilities like Dresden, gritty business towns like Wolfsburg, or idyllic rural cities like Quedlinburg—the volume's case reviews of person city facilities supply readers with a extra complicated experience of the manifold ways that the disagreement with the Nazi previous has at once formed the evolving type of the German city panorama because the finish of the second one international conflict. In those multidisciplinary discussions of vital intersections with ancient, artwork ancient, anthropological, and geographical matters, this assortment deepens our knowing of the varied ways that the reminiscence of nationwide Socialism has profoundly motivated postwar German tradition and society.

Scholars and scholars drawn to nationwide Socialism, glossy Germany, reminiscence stories, city reports and making plans, geography, commercial layout, and paintings and architectural background will locate the amount compelling. Beyond Berlin will entice common audiences familiar with the Nazi previous in addition to these attracted to historical maintenance, memorials, and the general dynamics of commemoration.

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