Wounds of Memory: The Politics of War in Germany

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German memories of the Second World War are controversial, and they are used to justify different positions on the use of military force. In this book, Maja Zehfuss studies the articulation of memories in novels in order to discuss and challenge arguments deployed in political and public debate. She explores memories that have generated considerable controversy, such as the flight and expulsion of Germans from the East, the bombing of German cities and the 'liberation' of Germany in 1945. She shows how memory ...

Wounds of Memory: The Politics of War in Germany 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521174466

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Wounds of Memory: The Politics of War in Germany 2007, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521873338

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