Remembering and Forgetting Nazism

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The Myth of Austrian victimization at the hands of both Nazi Germany and the Allies became the unifying theme of Austrian official memory and a key component of national identity as a new Austria emerged from the ruins. In the 1980s, Austria's myth of victimization came under intense scrutiny in the wake of the Waldheim scandal that marked the beginning of its erosion. The fiftieth anniversary of the Anschlu in 1988 accelerated this process and resulted in a collective shift away from the victim myth. Important themes ...

Remembering and Forgetting Nazism 2003, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781571811875

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