The Holocaust: Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation

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Author : Donald L. Niewyk


308 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2003, 1997, 1992

©2011, Published


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This volume in the Problems in European Civilization series features a collection of secondary-source essays focusing on aspects of the Holocaust. The essays in this book debate the origins of the Holocaust, the motivations of the killers, the experience of the victims, and the various possibilities... more

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This edition reflects new directions in Holocaust scholarship and also incorporates some classic interpretations not previously included in this anthology.

Part I begins with an essay by John Weiss that locates the origins of Nazi genocide in the long history of European and German anti-Semitism, i... more