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Global America?The Cultural Consequences of Globalization$
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Ulrich Beck, Nathan Sznaider, and Rainer Winter

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780853239185

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313219

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The Americanization of Memory: The Case of the Holocaust

The Americanization of Memory: The Case of the Holocaust

(p.174) Chapter 9 The Americanization of Memory: The Case of the Holocaust
Global America?
Natan Sznaider
Liverpool University Press

This chapter focuses on the distinctive form that collective memories take in the age of globalization. Using the example of the Americanization of the Holocaust, the chapter shows how a global memory depends on mass-mediated forms of communication that transcends the boundaries of a state. It also discusses the emergence of a global and universalized discourse about the Holocaust during the 1990s.

Keywords:   collective memories, globalization, Americanization, Holocaust, communication

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