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Holocaust memory in the twenty-first century: between national reshaping and globalisation.

Dreyfus, J.M. and Stoetzler, M. (2011) Holocaust memory in the twenty-first century: between national reshaping and globalisation. European Review of History, 18 (1). pp. 69-78. DOI: 10.1080/13507486.2011.543579

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Abstract

This article explores the meanings of �commemoration� and �memory� in the context of a Holocaust memory that is often described as global or globalised, or indeed of Holocaust commemoration. The authors examine the �globalised� as well as the rather national aspects of some emblematic recent events in this context including the Stockholm Declaration and the first Holocaust Memorial Day in Britain and discuss some of the classical sociological theory of �collective memory� (Halbwachs) as well as some more recent theoretical contributions (Nora; Levy/Sznaider). They ask in particular who the agents and the carriers of memory and commemoration are

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2014 17:07
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2015 03:23
ISSN: 1350-7486
URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/2087
Identification Number: DOI: 10.1080/13507486.2011.543579
Publisher: Unknown
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