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Understanding the holocaust

by George Feldman

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by UXL in Detroit, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Feldman. Vol.2.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 213-408 p., xxxvii-lxxxvi :
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19773203M
    ISBN 100787617423

      The book suggests understanding the Holocaust as a rational act initiated by the stratum of the intelligentsia, which included economists, urban planners, physicians and agronomes. By murdering the Jews, Heim and Aly claim, this stratum sought to make the demographic and economic structure of Eastern Europe more rational and modern. LIPSTADT: In my book, I spent a few pages at most mentioning a man named David Irving, citing him as the world's leading Holocaust denier. He has a reputation as a right-wing conservative.

      "[The book's] a sophisticated and powerful deepening of our understanding of one of the twentieth century's greatest horrors."—Tikkun "Men and women responded differently to the horrors of the Holocaust, and this book shows how gender differences played out during the genocide.   'Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education', is clearly written and carefully laid out in a very accessible format. Suggestions for lesson plans and references are very useful. This volume is an ideal companion for all teachers in the field and we cannot recommend it highly enough/5(4).

    In Holocaust: An American Understanding, renowned historian Deborah E. Lipstadt explores this striking evolution in Holocaust consciousness, revealing how a broad array of Americans—from students in middle schools to presidents of the United States—tried to make sense of this inexplicable disaster, and how they came to use the Holocaust as Cited by: 5. The Holocaust Encyclopedia provides an overview of the Holocaust using text, photographs, maps, artifacts, and personal histories. Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center Research family history relating to the Holocaust and explore the Museum's collections about individual survivors and victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.


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The book is very much an account of an American discourse on the Holocaust, and one in which Jewish voices take centre stage. For those on Jewish studies programmes in US universities, it will serve as a helpful introduction to the main trends since Yet.

InHolocaust: An American Understanding, renowned historian Deborah E. Lipstadt explores this striking evolution in Holocaust consciousness, revealing how a broad array of Americans-from students in middle schools to presidents of the United States-tried to make sense of this inexplicable disaster, and how they came to use the Holocaust as a.

Understanding the Holocaust by Professor David Engel (Listened to on RB Digital app from Local library) MUST READ I have read many books that were written by the survivors of the Holocaust and have read books on World War II and I have been consistently reading books on this since I was a teenager I just couldn't understand how something so horrible would happen in this world.4/5.

Lipstadt was an historical consultant to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and helped design the section of the Museum dedicated to the American Response to the Holocaust.

At Emory she created the Institute for Jewish Studies and Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies (), Tam Institute /5. Holocaust: An American Understanding (Key Words in Jewish Studies Book 7) - Kindle edition by Lipstadt, Deborah E.

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The book begins by justifying schoolbased Holocaust Education, and then looks at what young people can learn about and from the Holocaust to increase their understanding of contemporary chapter I found particularly fascinating was ‘Pedagogy’ which looks at how to deal Understanding the holocaust book the many controversial issues surrounding the Cited by: 4.

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We will now turn our attention to some of the glimmers of hope thatFile Size: 1MB. As one born after the holocaust, I am always trying to find the meaning and understanding. One of the things about it that strike a person born and growing up in post war Australia, is that it is a wake up call to all of us that evil appears and prospers given half a chance.

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Understanding the Holocaust is a direct challenge to Marxism. Marxism is a body of theoretical and experiential understanding, which tries to explain the rationality behind history, but the fusion of racism, slave labour, oppression, persecution, irrationalites and barbarism, of the Holocaust and Auschwitz is hard to explain even with Marxism.

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Equally important, the book shows how Americans used the Holocaust to make sense of what was happening in the United States. Many Americans saw the civil rights movement Brand: Rutgers University Press. The book begins by justifying schoolbased Holocaust Education, and then looks at what young people can learn about and from the Holocaust to increase their understanding of contemporary chapter I found particularly fascinating was ‘Pedagogy’ which looks at how to deal with the many controversial issues surrounding the.

"Provides a comprehensive range of historical information and current commentary on the Holocaust"--Page 4 of cover. From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. Understanding the Holocaust is a direct challenge to Marxism.

Marxism is a body of theoretical and experiential understanding, which tries to explain the rationality behind history, but the fusion of racism, slave labour, oppression, persecution, irrationalites and barbarism, of the Holocaust and Auschwitz is hard to explain even with Marxism’s insights.

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In Holocaust: An American Understanding, renowned historian Deborah E. Lipstadt explores this striking evolution in Holocaust consciousness, revealing how a broad array of Americans—from students in middle schools to. Understanding Genocide The Social Psychology of the Holocaust Focusing on the Holocaust, the book covers how difficult life conditions, scapegoating, cultural beliefs, conformity and obedience, personality, and self-deception may have served to facilitate the initiation of genocide.

Immediately after World War II, there was little discussion of the Holocaust, but today the word has grown into a potent political and moral symbol, recognized by all.

In Holocaust: An American Understanding, renowned historian Deborah E. Lipstadt explores this striking evolution in Holocaust consciousness, revealing how a broad array of Americans from students in middle schools to.

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Understanding the Holocaust presents an unstinting look at the people and events that lie at the heart of this dark period in human history. Individual titles explore specific topics such as the death camps and killing centers, resistance, war criminals, survivors, and more.

All titles include extensive (and fully documented) primary source.The Holocaust in curricula discusses the ways in which the Holocaust is presented in secondary school level history and social studies curricula worldwide.

Curricula and textbooks, in particular those designed for history teaching, provide both a space for the formation of a condensed canon of knowledge which is considered to be relevant to a specific society, and a means by which claims to.

One book that describes in detail how a wealthy and affluent non-Jewish girl, Nonna Lisowskaja Bannister, survived the Holocaust is The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister. Published by Tyndale (), this is the true story of a young Russian girl who went from living a life of privilege to having absolutely nothing.