Lybrary.com: ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Social Science / Sociology

Memory and Forgetting in the Post-Holocaust Era: The Ethics of Never Again

$54.95
| £44.45 | €52.55 | Ca$74.57 | Au$75.45
by Alejandro Baer & Natan Sznaider
What is this?DRM-EPUB by download  |  $54.95
What is this?DRM-PDF by download  |  $54.95
add to wish list
Memory and Forgetting in the Post-Holocaust Era: The Ethics of Never Again by Alejandro Baer & Natan Sznaider

To forget after Auschwitz is considered barbaric. Baer and Sznaider question this assumption not only in regard to the Holocaust but to other political crimes as well. The duties of memory surrounding the Holocaust have spread around the globe and interacted with other narratives of victimization that demand equal treatment. Are there crimes that must be forgotten and others that should be remembered?

In this book the authors examine the effects of a globalized Holocaust culture on the ways in which individuals and groups understand the moral and political significance of their respective histories of extreme political violence. Do such transnational memories facilitate or hamper the task of coming to terms with and overcoming divisive pasts? Taking Argentina, Spain and a number of sites in post-communist Europe as test cases, this book illustrates the transformation from a nationally oriented ethics to a trans-national one. The authors look at media, scholarly discourse, NGOs dealing with human rights and memory, museums and memorial sites, and examine how a new generation of memory activists revisits the past to construct a new future. Baer and Sznaider follow these attempts to manoeuvre between the duties of remembrance and the benefits of forgetting. This, the authors argue, is the "ethics of Never Again."

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.


SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 891507

Ebook Details
Pages: 182
Size: 1.6 MB
Publisher: Routledge
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9781317033752 (DRM-EPUB)
9781317033769 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > Social Science > Sociology

These authors have products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Social Science > Sociology

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

12/05/2016
© 2016 Lybrary.com