Difficult Heritage: Negotiating the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sharon Macdonald

Difficult Heritage: Negotiating the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sharon Macdonald year 2008
  • Book name: Difficult Heritage: Negotiating the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond
  • Author: Sharon Macdonald
  • Release date: 2008/10/5
  • Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780415419925
  • Rating: 9.35 of 10
  • Votes: 748
  • Review by: Brycen Battles
  • Review rating: 8.34 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Total pages: 228
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: How does a city and a nation deal with a legacy of perpetrating atrocity? How are contemporary identities negotiated and shaped in the face of concrete reminders of a past that most wish they did not have? Difficult Heritage focuses on the case of Nuremberg - a city whose name is indelibly linked with Nazism - to explore these questions and their implications. Using an original in-depth research, using archival, interview and ethnographic sources, it provides not only fascinating new material and perspectives, but also more general original theorizing of the relationship between heritage, identity and material culture. The book looks at how Nuremberg has dealt with its Nazi past post-1945. It focuses especially, but not exclusively, on the city's architectural heritage, in particular, the former Nazi party rally grounds, on which the Nuremburg rallies were staged. The book draws on original sources, such as city council debates and interviews, to chart a lively picture of debate, action and inaction in relation to this site and significant others, in Nuremberg and elsewhere. In doing so, Difficult Heritage seeks to highlight changes over time in the ways in which the Nazi past has been dealt with in Germany, and the underlying cultural assumptions, motivations and sources of friction involved. Whilst referencing wider debates and giving examples of what was happening elsewhere in Germany and beyond, Difficult Heritage provides a rich in-depth account of this most fascinating of cases. It also engages in comparative reflection on developments underway elsewhere in order to contextualize what was happening in Nuremberg and to show similarities to and differences from the ways in which other `difficult heritages' have been dealt with elsewhere. By doing so, the author offers an informed perspective on ways of dealing with difficult heritage, today and in the future, discussing innovative museological, educational and artistic practice.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H24M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Fascism & Nazism, European History, Archaeology, Museums & Museology, Holocaust, Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000
  • Available formats: PDF, WORD, RB, MOBI, TXT, EPUB, TXTz, DOC. Compressed in TBZ, TAR.XZ, ZIP, TAR.GZ, RAR, ACE
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 52.91 USD
  • Dimensions: 159x235x12.7mm
  • Weight: 408g
  • Printed by: ROUTLEDGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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