Histories of the aftermath : the legacies of the Second World War in Europe

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  • Creator edited by Frank Biess and Robert G. Moeller
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication First edition. New York : Berghahn Books, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • 321 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781845457327, 1845457323
  • OCLC ocn555673132


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-302) and index.


  • Introduction / Frank Biess -- Defining the postwar -- The persistence of "the postwar" : Germany and Poland / Norman M. Naimark -- Feelings in the aftermath : toward a history of postwar emotions / Frank Biess -- In the aftermath of camps / Samuel Moyn -- Public and private memories -- Nothing is forgotten : individual memory and the myth of the Great Patriotic War / Lisa A. Kirschenbaum -- Neither erased nor remembered : Soviet "women combatants" and cultural strategies of forgetting in Soviet Russia, 1940s-1980s / Anna Krylova -- Generations as narrative communities : some private sources of official cultures of remembrance in postwar Germany / Dorothee Wierling -- Mass-mediating war : how movies shaped memories -- "When will the real day come?" War films and Soviet postwar culture -- Denise Youngblood -- Winning the peace at the movies : suffering, loss, and redemption in postwar German cinema / Robert G. Moeller -- Italian cinema and the transition from dictatorship to democracy / Ruth Ben-Ghiat -- The reconstruction of citizenship -- War orphans and postfascist families : kinship and belonging after 1945 / Heide Fehrenbach -- Manners, morality, and civilization : reflections on postwar German etiquette books / Paul Betts -- "We are building a common home" : the moral economy of citizenship in postwar Poland / Katherine Lebow -- From the "New Jerusalem" to the "decline" of the "New Elizabethan Age" : national identity and citizenship in Britain, 1945-56 / Sonya O. Rose -- In the shadow of the bomb : military cultures -- The great tradition and the fates of annihilation : West German military culture in the aftermath of the Second World War / Klaus Naumann -- Soviet military culture and the legacy of the Second World War / Mikhail Tsypkin -- 1945-1955 : the age of total war / Pieter Lagrou
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