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"A Holocaust Controversy"

♥ Book Title : A Holocaust Controversy
♣ Name Author : Samuel Moyn
∞ Launching : 2005
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1584655097
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781584655091
⊕ Number Pages : Total 220 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A provocative study of a French Holocaust controversy of the 1960s and the dynamics of postwar memory."Article| Samuel Moyn| Statement ..."

"A Holocaust controversy"

♥ Book Title : A Holocaust controversy
♣ Name Author : Samuel Moyn
∞ Launching : 2005
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1584655089
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781584655084
⊕ Number Pages : Total 220 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A provocative study of a French Holocaust controversy of the 1960s and the dynamics of postwar memory."Article| Samuel Moyn| Statement ..."

"Pius XII and the Holocaust"

♥ Book Title : Pius XII and the Holocaust
♣ Name Author : José M. Sánchez
∞ Launching : 2002-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0813210801
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780813210803
⊕ Number Pages : Total 197 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In this highly accessible work, José M. Sánchez offers a new approach to the controversy."Article| José M. Sánchez| Statement ..."

"The Holocaust and Historical Methodology"

♥ Book Title : The Holocaust and Historical Methodology
♣ Name Author : Dan Stone
∞ Launching : 2012
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780857454928
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0857454927
⊕ Number Pages : Total 323 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This book is timely and necessary and often extremely challenging. It brings together an impressive cast of scholars, spanning several academic generations. Anyone interested in writing about the Holocaust should read this book and consider the implications of what is written here for their own work. There seems to me little doubt that Holocaust history writing stands at something of a cross roads, and the ways forward that this volume points to are extremely thought provoking. -- Tom Lawson, University of Winchester."Article| Dan Stone| Statement ..."

"The Holocaust in American Life"

♥ Book Title : The Holocaust in American Life
♣ Name Author : Peter Novick
∞ Launching : 2000-09-20
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0547349610
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780547349619
⊕ Number Pages : Total 384 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Prize-winning historian Peter Novick illuminates the reasons Americans ignored the Holocaust for so long -- how dwelling on German crimes interfered with Cold War mobilization; how American Jews, not wanting to be thought of as victims, avoided the subject. He explores in absorbing detail the decisions that later moved the Holocaust to the center of American life: Jewish leaders invoking its memory to muster support for Israel and to come out on top in a sordid competition over what group had suffered most; politicians using it to score points with Jewish voters. With insight and sensitivity, Novick raises searching questions about these developments. Have American Jews, by making the Holocaust the emblematic Jewish experience, given Hitler a posthumous victory, tacitly endorsing his definition of Jews as despised pariahs? Does the Holocaust really teach useful lessons and sensitize us to atrocities, or, by making the Holocaust the measure, does it make lesser crimes seem "not so bad"? What are we to make of the fact that while Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars for museums recording a European crime, there is no museum of American slavery?"Article| Peter Novick| Statement ..."

"The Holocaust and French Historical Culture, 1945–65"

♥ Book Title : The Holocaust and French Historical Culture, 1945–65
♣ Name Author : Johannes Heuman
∞ Launching : 2015-09-22
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781137529336
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1137529334
⊕ Number Pages : Total 211 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Paris was home to one of the key European initiatives to document and commemorate the Holocaust, the Centre de documentation juive contemporaine . By analysing the earliest Holocaust narratives and their reception in France, this study provides a new understanding of the institutional development of Holocaust remembrance in France after the War."Article| Johannes Heuman| Statement ..."

"The Chief Rabbi, the Pope, and the Holocaust"

♥ Book Title : The Chief Rabbi, the Pope, and the Holocaust
♣ Name Author : Robert G. Weisbord
∞ Launching : 2011-12-31
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781412811989
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1412811988
⊕ Number Pages : Total 240 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In February 1945, Israele Zolli, chief rabbi of Rome's ancient Jewish community, shocked his co-religionists in Italy and throughout the Jewish world by converting to Catholicism and taking as his baptismal name, Eugenio, to honor Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) for what Zolli saw as his great humanitarianism toward the Jews during the Holocaust. Almost a half a century after his conversion, Zolli still evokes anger and embarrassment in Italy's Jewish community. This book is the first authoritative treatment of this astonishing story. What induced Zolli to embrace Catholicism will probably never be known. Nonetheless, by painstaking scholarly detective work, through interviews in Italy and elsewhere, through the unearthing of private papers not previous known to exist, and through the study of previous inaccessible archival materials, the authors have succeeded in explaining why Zolli left the Jewish fold and joined the Catholic Church. Like Zolli's rabbinical career, Pius XII's long pontificate tells us much about the Church of Rome and its relationship to the Jewish people, particularly with reference to the issue of conversion. The authors focus on the pontiff's World War II policies vis-à-vis the Jews, a subject that has been heatedly debated since Rolf Hochhuth's The Deputy was performed in the early 1960s. What Pacelli knew abut the extermination of the Jews and when he knew it, what he said and failed to say, are given special attention in this book. Through the examination of previous scholarship and primary materials (including Pius XI's encyclical on race and anti-Semitism, Pacelli's behavior is evaluated to determine if Zolli accurately gauged the Holy Father's efforts to save Jews. This saga of the two Eugenios will interest historians of the Second World War and the Holocaust and students of history alike."Article| Robert G. Weisbord| Statement ..."

"The Holocaust in Italian Culture, 1944–2010"

♥ Book Title : The Holocaust in Italian Culture, 1944–2010
♣ Name Author : Robert Gordon
∞ Launching : 2012-07-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780804782630
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0804782636
⊕ Number Pages : Total 296 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The Holocaust in Italian Culture, 1944–2010 is the first major study of how postwar Italy confronted, or failed to confront, the Holocaust. Fascist Italy was the model for Nazi Germany, and Mussolini was Hitler's prime ally in the Second World War. But Italy also became a theater of war and a victim of Nazi persecution after 1943, as resistance, collaboration, and civil war raged. Many thousands of Italians—Jews and others—were deported to concentration camps throughout Europe. After the war, Italian culture produced a vast array of stories, images, and debate through which it came to terms with the Holocaust's difficult legacy. Gordon probes a rich range of cultural material as he paints a picture of this shared encounter with the darkest moment of twentieth-century history. His book explores aspects of Italian national identity and memory, offering a new model for analyzing the interactions between national and international images of the Holocaust."Article| Robert Gordon| Statement ..."


♥ Book Title : Holocaust
♣ Name Author : Deborah E. Lipstadt
∞ Launching : 2016-07-21
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780813564784
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0813564786
⊕ Number Pages : Total 220 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Immediately after World War II, there was little discussion of the Holocaust, but today the word has grown into a potent political and moral symbol, recognized by all. In Holocaust: An American Understanding, renowned historian Deborah E. Lipstadt explores this striking evolution in Holocaust consciousness, revealing how a broad array of Americans—from students in middle schools to presidents of the United States—tried to make sense of this inexplicable disaster, and how they came to use the Holocaust as a lens to interpret their own history. Lipstadt weaves a powerful narrative that touches on events as varied as the civil rights movement, Vietnam, Stonewall, and the women’s movement, as well as controversies over Bitburg, the Rwandan genocide, and the bombing of Kosovo. Drawing upon extensive research on politics, popular culture, student protests, religious debates and various strains of Zionist ideologies, Lipstadt traces how the Holocaust became integral to the fabric of American life. Even popular culture, including such films as Dr. Strangelove and such books as John Hershey’s The Wall, was influenced by and in turn influenced thinking about the Holocaust. Equally important, the book shows how Americans used the Holocaust to make sense of what was happening in the United States. Many Americans saw the civil rights movement in light of Nazi oppression, for example, while others feared that American soldiers in Vietnam were destroying a people identified by the government as the enemy. Lipstadt demonstrates that the Holocaust became not just a tragedy to be understood but also a tool for interpreting America and its place in the world. Ultimately Holocaust: An American Understanding tells us as much about America in the years since the end of World War II as it does about the Holocaust itself."Article| Deborah E. Lipstadt| Statement ..."

"The Tattooist of Auschwitz"

♥ Book Title : The Tattooist of Auschwitz
♣ Name Author : Heather Morris
∞ Launching : 2018-01-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781785763663
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1785763660
⊕ Number Pages : Total 368 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "**4 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE** For readers of Schindler's List, The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas comes a heart-breaking story of the very best of humanity in the very worst of circumstances. I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did, too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz. ----- Heather Morris is on tour in the UK this autumn - for details see @ZaffreBooks on Twitter ----- 'Extraordinary - moving, confronting and uplifting . . . I recommend it unreservedly' Greame Simsion 'A moving and ultimately uplifting story of love, loyalties and friendship amidst the horrors of war . . . It's a triumph.' Jill Mansell 'A sincere . . . moving attempt to speak the unspeakable' Sunday Times"Article| Heather Morris| Statement ..."

"Denying the Holocaust"

♥ Book Title : Denying the Holocaust
♣ Name Author : Deborah E. Lipstadt
∞ Launching : 2012-12-18
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781476727486
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1476727481
⊕ Number Pages : Total 288 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The denial of the Holocaust has no more credibility than the assertion that the earth is flat. Yet there are those who insist that the death of six million Jews in Nazi concentration camps is nothing but a hoax perpetrated by a powerful Zionist conspiracy. Sixty years ago, such notions were the province of pseudohistorians who argued that Hitler never meant to kill the Jews, and that only a few hundred thousand died in the camps from disease; they also argued that the Allied bombings of Dresden and other cities were worse than any Nazi offense, and that the Germans were the “true victims” of World War II. For years, those who made such claims were dismissed as harmless cranks operating on the lunatic fringe. But as time goes on, they have begun to gain a hearing in respectable arenas, and now, in the first full-scale history of Holocaust denial, Deborah Lipstadt shows how—despite tens of thousands of living witnesses and vast amounts of documentary evidence—this irrational idea not only has continued to gain adherents but has become an international movement, with organized chapters, “independent” research centers, and official publications that promote a “revisionist” view of recent history. Lipstadt shows how Holocaust denial thrives in the current atmosphere of value-relativism, and argues that this chilling attack on the factual record not only threatens Jews but undermines the very tenets of objective scholarship that support our faith in historical knowledge. Thus the movement has an unsuspected power to dramatically alter the way that truth and meaning are transmitted from one generation to another."Article| Deborah E. Lipstadt| Statement ..."

"German Protestants Remember the Holocaust"

♥ Book Title : German Protestants Remember the Holocaust
♣ Name Author : K. Hannah Holtschneider
∞ Launching : 2001
◊ Info ISBN Link : 3825855392
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9783825855390
⊕ Number Pages : Total 225 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Focusing on the 1980s-90s, examines how Protestants in Germany interpret their self-understanding as part of the community which is defined by its connection to the Nazi past. Analyzes representations of the Holocaust and of the Christian-Jewish relationship in three German Protestant theological texts: the 1980 statement of the Rhineland synod of the Evangelical Church "Zur Erneuerung des Verhältnisses von Christen und Juden"; Marquardt's theological text "Von Elend und Heimsuchung der Theologie: Prolegomena zur Dogmatik" (1992); and Britta Jüngst's dissertation "Auf der Seite des Todes das Leben" (1996). The analysis of these texts is informed by the development of narratives of collective memory of the Holocaust in German society in the 1980s-90s, from the miniseries "Holocaust" to the Goldhagen controversy. All three texts admit the responsibility of Christianity and Christians for the Holocaust and build theologies that do not reject Jews. Contends that, contrary to their stated intentions, most Holocaust theologians do not truly listen to the Jewish perspective. Calls on practitioners of "theology after Auschwitz" to embrace Jews and Judaism in order to restore the credibility of Christian Churches which abandoned the Jews in Auschwitz."Article| K. Hannah Holtschneider| Statement ..."