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Hi Hitler!: How the Nazi Past Is Being Normalized in Contemporary Culture
The Third Reich's legacy is in flux. For much of the post-war period, the Nazi era has been viewed moralistically as an exceptional period of history intrinsically different from all others. Since the turn of the millennium, however, this view has been challenged by a powerful wave of normalization. Gavriel D. Rosenfeld charts this important international trend by examinin ...more
Paperback, 476 pages
Published December 1st 2014 by Cambridge University Press
(first published November 24th 2014)
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I FINALLY FINISHED READING THIS FOR RESEARCH!! It turns out the only part I hadn't read was the last chapter on Internet culture normalizing Nazi stuff, which was interesting (we're all familiar with Hitler memes and bad Anne Frank puns, aren't we?). I enjoy how easily readable this is and how Rosenfeld doesn't appear to use bias against the works he catalogs. He merely presents the works and how he sees them functioning to normalize the Holocaust. However, he ignores a big chunk of literature ( ...more