Britain and the Holocaust

Remembering and Representing War and Genocide

  • Caroline Sharples
  • Olaf Jensen

Part of the The Holocaust and its Contexts book series (HOLC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Caroline Sharples, Olaf Jensen
      Pages 1-10
  3. Confronting the Holocaust

  4. The Holocaust on Screen

  5. The Holocaust in Exhibitions

  6. Commemorating the Holocaust

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 230-244

About this book


How has Britain understood the Holocaust? This interdisciplinary volume explores popular narratives of the Second World War and cultural representations of the Holocaust from the Nuremberg trials of 1945-6, to the establishment of a national memorial day by the start of the twenty-first century.


Auschwitz Britain Europe Genocide Holocaust Holocaust Memorial media

Editors and affiliations

  • Caroline Sharples
    • 1
  • Olaf Jensen
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Historical StudiesUniversity of LeicesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46856-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-35077-0
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