Rethinking the Holocaust
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Rethinking the Holocaust

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Rethinking the Holocaust
Call No: 940.5318 B34r

Call Number940.5318 B34r
Dates2002; ©2001
Statement of ResponsibilityYehuda Bauer.
Creators & ContributorsBauer, Yehuda (author)
Summary"One of the world's premier historians of the Holocaust evaluates accepted views of its history and meaning in this extraordinary book. Yehuda Bauer offers his own interpretation of why the Holocaust occurred and how another can be prevented. He offers [...] opinions on topics ranging from how Jews reacted to the murderous campaign against them to the relationship between the Holocaust and the establishment of Israel." —Back cover
  1. What was the Holocaust?
  2. Is the Holocaust explicable?
  3. Comparisons with other genocides
  4. Overall interpretations: Zygmunt Bauman, Jeffrey Herf, Goetz Aly
  5. Overall interpretations: Daniel J. Goldhagen, John Weiss, Saul Friedländer
  6. Jewish resistance—myth or reality?
  7. Unarmed resistance and other responses
  8. The problem of gender: the case of Gisi Fleischmann
  9. Theology, or God the surgeon
  10. Rescue attempts: the case of the Auschwitz protocols
  11. From the Holocaust to the state of Israel
Appendix. Speech to the Bundestag
Physical Description xvi, 335 pages ; 20 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew Haven : Yale University Press
  • Yale Nota Bene book
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 311–319) and index