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Title Learning from the Germans : race and the memory of evil / Susan Neiman.
Author Neiman, Susan, author.
Publication New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.
Edition First edition.
Description 415 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 305.8009 N
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents German lessons -- On the use and abuse of historical comparison -- Sins of the fathers -- Cold War memory -- Southern discomfort -- Everybody knows about Mississippi -- Lost causes -- Faces of Emmett Till -- Setting things straight -- Monumental recognition -- Rights and reparations -- In place of conclusions.
Summary "As an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the evils of the past."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Collective memory -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Germany -- Public opinion.
National socialism -- Public opinion.
Denazification -- Germany.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Public opinion.
Racism -- United States -- Public opinion.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History.
Collective memory -- United States.
Public opinion -- United States.
Public opinion -- Germany.
Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung Vergangenheitsbewältigung
Alt Title Race and the memory of evil
ISBN 9780374184469 :
0374184461 :

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