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Remembering to Forget Holocaust Memory Through the Camera's Eye

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ISBN-10: 0226979733

ISBN-13: 9780226979731

Edition: 1998

Authors: Barbie Zelizer

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Barbie Zelizer reveals the unique significance of the photographs taken at the liberation of the concentration camps in Germany after World War II. She shows how the photographs have become the basis of our memory of the Holocaust and how they have affected our presentations and perceptions of contemporary history's subsequent atrocities. Impressive in its range and depth and illustrated with more than 60 photographs, Remembering to Forget is a history of contemporary photojournalism, a compelling chronicle of these unforgettable photographs, and a fascinating study of how collective memory is forged and changed. "[A] fascinating study. . . . Here we have a completely fresh look at the…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Collective Memories, Images, and the Atrocity of War
Before the Liberation: Journalism, Photography, and the Early Coverage of Atrocity
Covering Atrocity in Word
Covering Atrocity in Image
Forgetting to Remember: Photography as Ground of Early Atrocity Memories
Remembering to Remember: Photography as Figure of Contemporary Atrocity Memories
Remembering to Forget: Contemporary Scrapbooks of Atrocity Notes selected
Bibliography
Index