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After the Berlin Wall

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After the Berlin Wall: Memory and the Making of the New Germany, 1989 to the Present profiles key memory activists who have fought to commemorate the history of the Berlin Wall and examines their role in the creation of a new German national narrative. With victims, perpetrators and heroes, the Berlin Wall has joined the Holocaust as an essential part of German collective memory. Key Wall anniversaries have become signposts marking German views of the past, its relevance to the present, and the complicated project of defining German national identity. Author: Hope M. Harrison. Hardcover; 474 pages.