Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 August 2016

320 Pages | 16 illus.


ISBN: 9780190237820

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Holocaust Angst

The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Jacob S. Eder

  • A comprehensive account of attempts by German political actors to grapple with American Holocaust memory and reshape Germany's public image abroad
  • Focuses on the German effort to rehabilitate its reputation in the eyes of the world in the wake of World War II and the Holocaust
  • Brings American Jewish voices into narratives of West German history
  • Uses a large number of newly accessible and declassified sources in Germany and the United States
  • Author has lived and worked in both Germany and the United States