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By Martin Shaw
This comprehensive introduction to the study of war and genocide presents a disturbing case that the potential for slaughter is deeply rooted in the political, economic, social and ideological relations of the modern world. Most accounts of war and genocide treat them as separate phenomena.
This collection of essays explores life and culture, meaning and memory in the aftermath of the Holocaust. It takes up the question, "has the world learned anything?", discussing issues such as how artists, scholars and teachers have represented and transmitted experiences of the Holocaust.
Genocide is one of the most pressing issues that confronts us today. Its death toll is staggering: over one hundred million dead. This book collects together original essays on genocide, exploring a wide range of cases, including Nazi Germany, Cambodia, Guatemala, Rwanda and Bosnia.
This study draws heavily on the testimonies of those who suffered in the ghettos of eastern Europe during World War II. The intention is to look at the the ghettos "from below", focusing on behaviour, values and suffering, as well as on the heroism and the passiveness of the Jewish...
This title reclaims the distinctive culture of thousands of Jewish communities lost during the Holocaust. It chronicles the people, habits and customs of more than 6500 thriving Jewish communities. It clarifies locations of settlements based on documents and maps found in recently opened archives.
By Peter Novick
How and when did the Holocaust come to loom so large in postwar Jewish and American and international life? This book sets out to answer this question. It also asks whether defining Jewishness in terms of victimhood alone does not hand Hitler a posthumous victory.
What was the Holocaust? Were ordinary Germans morally culpable for murdering millions of innocent victims? This volume seeks to explore these and other ethical, moral, cultural and religious questions within a historical context.