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By Mark Levene
How should we understand genocide in the modern world? As an aberration from the norms of a dominant liberal international society? Or rather as a guide to the very dysfunctional nature of the international system itself? This book sets out the conceptual issues in the study of genocide, addressing the...
The Historiography of Genocide is an indispensable guide to the development of the emerging discipline of genocide studies and the only available assessment of the historical literature pertaining to genocides.
By Anne Frank
Anne Frank and her family fled the horrors of Nazi occupation by hiding in the back of a warehouse in Amsterdam for two years with another family and a German dentist. Aged thirteen when she went into the secret annexe, Anne kept a diary. This title tells her story.
A collection of critical essays on ""Maus"", the searing account of one Holocaust survivor's experiences rendered in comic book form, this title offers the work the critical and artistic scrutiny that it deserves.
By Peter Lantos
This is the story of a young boy's journey from a sleepy provincial town in Hungary during the Second World War to the concentration camp in Bergen-Belsen. Peter Lantos revisits his past from the perspective of the present and finally lays to rest the ghosts of his past.
In the spring of 1994, eight-hundred thousand Rwandan Tutsis and Moderate Hutus were killed in a horrific genocide. This work offers a look at the challenges of humanitarian intervention, the history of US policy toward the 1994 Rwanda genocide, and the role of genocide in the larger context of strategic...
This book considers Holocaust plays 'in performance' and the legitimacy of presenting the Holocaust on the stage.
This is a meditation on memory and on the ways in which memory has operated in the work of writers for whom the Holocaust was a defining event. Writers discussed include W. G. Sebald, Primo Levi, Anne Frank, Arthur Miller, Peter Weiss and Rolf Hochhuth.
Since 1989, two sites of memory with respect to the deportation and persecution of Jews in France and Germany during WWII have received intense public attention: the Vel d'Hiv Winter Velodrome in Paris and the Monument for the Murdered Jews of Europe or 'Holocaust Monument' in Berlin. This book looks...