The Cold War: Historiography, Memory, Representation

TitleThe Cold War: Historiography, Memory, Representation
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsJarausch, Konrad H., Christian F. Ostermann, and Andreas Etges
Number of Pages309
Publisherde Gruyter

While much has been written about the political history of the Cold War (1946-1989/90), the analysis of its memory and representation is just beginning. Bringing together a wide range of scholars, this volume describes and analyzes the cultural history and representation of the Cold War from an international perspective. That innovative approach focuses on master narratives of the Cold War, places of memory, public and private memorialization, popular culture, and schoolbooks. Due to its unique status as a center of Cold War confrontation and competition, Cold War memory in the divided German city of Berlin receives a special emphasis.

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