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Learning from the Germans : race and the memory of evil / Susan Neiman.

Neiman, Susan, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780374184469
  • ISBN: 0374184461
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: German lessons -- On the use and abuse of historical comparison -- Sins of the fathers -- Cold War memory -- Southern discomfort -- Everybody knows about Mississippi -- Lost causes -- Faces of Emmett Till -- Setting things straight -- Monumental recognition -- Rights and reparations -- In place of conclusions.
Summary, etc.: "As an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the evils of the past."--Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

Susan Neiman is the director of the Einstein Forum. Her previous books, which have been translated into many languages, include Why Grow Up?: Subversive Thoughts for an Infantile Age; Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists; Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy; The Unity of Reason; and Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin. She studied philosophy at Harvard and the Free University of Berlin, and was a professor of philosophy at Yale and Tel Aviv Universities. She is the mother of three grown children and lives in Berlin.

Subject: Collective memory > Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 > Atrocities > Germany > Public opinion.
National socialism > Public opinion.
Denazification > Germany.
African Americans > Crimes against > Public opinion.
Racism > United States > Public opinion.
Civil rights movements > United States > History.
Collective memory > United States.
Public opinion > United States.
Public opinion > Germany.
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