Violence, Trauma, and Resilience in the World War II Narratives of German Refugees (softcover) cancelled

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Pages:244
ISBN:1-4955-0971-0
978-1-4955-0971-1
Price:OUT OF PRINT
From the author;'s Introduction (pg.1):
In my study, using the oral testimonies of German Canadians, I explore [the diversity of German refugees in Canada] through a particular and this far unexamined prism, namely, the narrated memories of violence unleashed with World War II, with a focus on sexual violence, experienced and/or witnessed in childhood.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Recording and interpreting transcontinental and intergenerational memories of violence experienced in childhood in World War II
Chapter One: Nostalgia and the haunting of wartime trauma suffered in childhood
Chapter Two: Sexual violence, children born of rape, and the impact of war on family relations
Chapter Three: Communicative memory and the long shadow of wartime violence
Chapter Four: Breaking the silence over sexual violence
Chapter Five: Haunting memories and postmemory
Chapter Six: Memory competition and victimhood
Chapter Seven: Genocidal Trauma and multidirectional memory
Chapter Eight: Lessons learned from a traumatic past
Conclusion
Works Cited

Other World War II Books