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Years of persecution, years of extermination : Saul Friedländer and the future of Holocaust studies / edited by Christian Wiese and Paul Betts.

  • Wiese, Christian, 1961-
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London : Continuum, 2010.

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xiii, 370 pages ; 24 cm

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


Introduction / Paul Betts and Christian Wiese -- An integrated history of the Holocaust : possibilities and challenges / Saul Friedländer -- pt. 1. The Holocaust as a narrative problem. Narrative form and historical sensation : on Friedländer's The years of extermination / Alon Confino ; Kaleidoscopic writing : on Friedländer's The years of extermination : Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945 / Dan Diner ; Saul Friedländer, Holocaust historiography and the use of testimony / Tony Kushner ; Holocaust perpetrators in victims' eyes / Mark Roseman ; Raul Hilberg and Saul Friedländer : two perspectives on the Holocaust / Michael Wildt -- pt. 2. German society and redemptive antisemitism. National Socialism, antisemitism and the "final solution" / Peter Pulzer ; Speaking in public about the murder of the Jews : what did the Holocaust mean to the Germans? / Nicholas Stargardt ; An "indelible stigma" : the churches between silence, ideological involvement, and political complicity / Christian Wiese ; "The ethics of a truth-seeking judge" : Konrad Morgen, SS judge and corruption expert / Raphael Gross -- pt. 3. Mass killings and genocide. Mass killing and genocide from 1914 to 1945 : attempting a comparative analysis / Alan Kramer ; Redemptive antisemitism and the imperialist imaginary / A. Dirk Moses ; Murder amidst collapse : explaining the violence of the last months of the Third Reich / Richard Bessel ; Opportunistic killings and plunder of Jews by their neighbors : a norm or an exception in German occupied Europe? / Jan T. Gross -- pt. 4. Perspectives. No end in sight? : the ongoing challenge of producing an integrated history of the Holocaust / Doris L. Bergen ; Towards an integrated history of the Holocaust : masculinity, femininity and genocide / Zoë V. Waxman ; The history of the Holocaust : multiple actors, diverse motives, contradictory developments and disparate (re)actions / Wolf Gruner ; Nazi Germany and the Jews and the future of Holocaust historiography / Dan Stone.


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