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Alexandra Senfft

was writing, my grandmother, who had all her life remained faithful to her husband and thus to the political Nazi legacy, began to lose her perfect image. This was particularly painful for me, as I had related to her a lot; in the face of my mother

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Gavriel D. Roseneld

Few issues have possessed the centrality or sparked as much controversy

in the postwar history of the Federal Republic of Germany

(FRG) as the struggle to come to terms with the nation’s Nazi past.

This struggle, commonly known by the disputed term Vergangenheitsbewältigung,

has cast a long shadow upon nearly all dimensions of

German political, social, economic, and cultural life and has prevented

the nation from attaining a normalized state of existence in

the postwar period. Recent scholarly analyses of German memory

have helped to broaden our understanding of how “successful” the

Germans have been in mastering their Nazi past and have shed light

on the impact of the Nazi legacy on postwar German politics and

culture. Even so, important gaps remain in our understanding of

how the memory of the Third Reich has shaped the postwar life of

the Federal Republic.

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Susanne Baackmann

of an innocent German population “liberated” from Hitler's rule, I will first briefly describe recent controversies about Kriegskinder memories. I will then turn to the recasting of the Nazi legacy during the Kohl administration to set the stage for

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The “Alternative for Germany”

Factors Behind its Emergence and Profile of a New Right-wing Populist Party

Frank Decker

, it is exacerbated by the environment and restrictive conditions German political newcomers are confronted with. The “main problem” can be found in the stigmatization of right-wing extremism as a result of the Nazi legacy. Parties such as the AfD that

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The Aesthetics and Publics of Testimony

Participation and Agency in Architectural Memorializations of the 1993 Solingen Arson Attack

Eray Çaylı

Politics of Human Rights ’. Public Culture 26 ( 3 ): 469 – 500 . 10.1215/08992363-2683639 Kastner , C. 1993 . ‘ Das Haus Untere Werner Straße 81 ist verschwunden ’. Solinger Morgenpost , 13 August . Kaufman , D. [ 1998 ] 2005 . ‘ The Nazi

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Coalition Politics in Crisis?

The German Party System Before and After the 2017 Federal Election

Frank Decker and Philipp Adorf

undoubtedly continues to be the stigmatization of far-right sentiments as a result of the nation’s Nazi legacy. Parties like the AfD, which attempt to present a more moderate face, are always used by right-wing extremist elements as a vehicle to overcome said

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Thomas Klikauer, Norman Simms, Helge F. Jani, Bob Beatty, and Nicholas Lokker

,” Journal of Contemporary Antisemitism 1, no. 2 (2018): 63–71. 7 See Sebastian Haffner, Defying Hitler: A Memoir , trans. Oliver Pretzel (London, 2003). 8 David Evans, dir., “What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy,” YouTube video (14 April 2018), https