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Kowitz-Harms, Stephanie

Die Shoah im Spiegel öffentlicher Konflikte in Polen

Zwischen Opfermythos und Schuldfrage (1985–2001)

[The Shoah as Reflected by Public Conflicts in Poland: Between the Victim Myth and the Guilt Question (1985–2001)]

Series:Europäisch-jüdische Studien – Beiträge 4

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    Publication Date:
    December 2013
    Copyright year:
    2014
    ISBN
    978-3-11-027444-8
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    The memory of the Shoah remains a contentious issue in Poland to this day. Since the mid-1980s, public discourse has repeatedly focussed on the issue of how to deal with the National Socialists' destruction of the Jews. This has raised accusations that the Polish people bore an element of moral or active guilt during World War Two which, however, conflict with the country's long-established perception of itself as a community of heroes and victims. The author examines the question of how Polish society is handling this contradiction and what effect the discussions have on the opinions formed by the population.

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    viii, 247 pages
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Discourse; Holocaust; Poland; Shoah
    Readership:
    Libraries, Institutes, Academics (Holocaust Studies, History, Political Science)

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    "Eine Debatte, die dank des Buches von Stephanie Kowitz-Harms um einen wertvollen Beitrag ergänzt wurde."
    Lukasz Neca in: www.literaturkritik.de

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