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Finkelstein, Norman G.

Overview
Works: 96 works in 348 publications in 15 languages and 7,175 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Claims 
Roles: Author, Creator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: DS119.7, 940.5318
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Norman G Finkelstein
Beyond chutzpah on the misuse of anti-semitism and the abuse of history by Norman G Finkelstein( )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This long-awaited sequel to his international bestseller The Holocaust Industry, Norman G. Finkelstein moves from an iconoclastic interrogation of the new anti-Semitism to a meticulously researched exposé of the corruption of scholarship on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Bringing to bear the latest findings on the conflict and recasting the scholarly debate, Finkelstein points to a consensus among historians and human rights organizations on the factual record. Why, then, does so much controversy swirl around the conflict? Finkelstein's answer, copiously documented, is that apologists for Isra
The Holocaust industry : reflections on the exploitation of Jewish suffering by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

91 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recalling Holocaust hoaxers such as Jerzy Kosinski and Binjamin Wilkomirski, as well as the demagogic constructions of writers like Daniel Goldhagen, Finkelstein contends that the main danger posed to the memory of Nazism's victims comes not from the distortions of Holocaust deniers but from self-proclaimed guardians of Holocaust memory. Drawing on a wealth of untapped sources, he exposes the double shakedown of European countries as well as legitimate Jewish claimants, and concludes that the Holocaust industry has become an outright extortion racket." -- Jacket
Image and reality of the Israel-Palestine conflict by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and German and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict and discusses how the true causes and consequences of the conflict have been distorted by the media
A nation on trial : the Goldhagen thesis and historical truth by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his book, Hitler's willing executioners, Daniel Goldhagen maintains that ordinary Germans were driven by fanatical anti-Semitism to murder the Jews. "In A Nation on Trial, two leading critics [Norman G. Finkelstein and Ruth Bettina Birn] challenge Goldhagen's findings". -- Jacket
American radical the trials of Norman Finkelstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about Jewish American academic Norman Finkelstein, a devoted son of holocaust survivors, ardent critic of U.S. and Israeli Mid-East policy, and author of five provocative books, including The Holocaust Industry. Finkelstein has been steadfastly at the center of many intractable controversies, including the recent denial of his tenure at DePaul University. He's called a lunatic and a self-hating Jew by some and an inspirational street-fighting revolutionary by others
"This time we went too far" : truth and consequences of the Gaza invasion by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the Palestinians who live in the narrow coastal strip of Gaza, the Israeli invasion of December 2008 was a nightmare of unimaginable proportions: In the 22-day-long action 1,400 Gazans were killed, several hundred on the first day alone. - And yet, while nothing should diminish Palestinian suffering through those frightful days, it is possible something redemptive is emerging from the tragedy of Gaza. For, as Norman Finkelstein details, in a concise work that melds cold anger with cool analysis, the profound injustice of the Israeli assault was widely recognized by bodies that it is impossible to brand as partial or extremist
Gibt es wirklich eine Holocaust-Industrie? : zur Auseinandersetzung um Norman Finkelstein( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Nation auf dem Prüfstand : die Goldhagen-These und die historische Wahrheit by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Konflikt zwischen Israel und den Palästinensern : Mythos und Realität by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowing too much : why the American Jewish romance with Israel is coming to an end by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditionally, American Jews have been broadly liberal in their political outlook; indeed African-Americans are the only ethnic group more likely to vote Democratic in US elections. Over the past half century, however, attitudes on one topic have stood in sharp contrast to this group's generally progressive stance: support for Israel. Despite Israel's record of militarism, illegal settlements and human rights violations, American Jews have, stretching back to the 1960s, remained largely steadfast supporters of the Jewish "homeland." But, as Norman Finkelstein explains in an elegantly-argued and richly-textured new book, this is now beginning to change. Reports by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the United Nations, and books by commentators as prominent as President Jimmy Carter and as well-respected in the scholarly community as Stephen Walt, John Mearsheimer and Peter Beinart, have increasingly pinpointed the fundamental illiberalism of the Israeli state. In the light of these exposes, the support of America Jews for Israel has begun to fray. This erosion has been particularly marked among younger members of the community. A 2010 Brandeis University poll found that only about one quarter of Jews aged under 40 today feel "very much" connected to Israel. In successive chapters that combine Finkelstein's customary meticulous research with polemical brio, Knowing Too Much sets the work of defenders of Israel such as Jeffrey Goldberg, Michael Oren, Dennis Ross and Benny Morris against the historical record, showing their claims to be increasingly tendentious. As growing numbers of American Jews come to see the speciousness of the arguments behind such apologias and recognize Israel's record as simply indefensible, Finkelstein points to the opening of new possibilities for political advancement in a region that for decades has been stuck fast in a gridlock of injustice and suffering
Antisemitismus als politische Waffe : Israel, Amerika und der Missbrauch der Geschichte by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Allemagne en procès : la thèse de Goldhagen et la vérité historique by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'historien D.J. Goldhagen avait accusé le peuple allemand tout entier d'avoir été complice du génocide juif de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Les auteurs montrent les faiblesses de cette thèse et s'interrogent sur le phénomène Goldhagen lui-même. Selon N. Finkelstein, l'éternel antisémitisme allemand mis en avant par D.J. Goldhagen constitue une construction du sionisme
Dennis Ross and the peace process : subordinating Palestinian rights to Israeli "needs" by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Auschwitz battle for the holocaust( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why exactly does the Holocaust loom so large in our consciousness? To what political purposes has this memory been put? Filmed in the U.S., Europe and Israel, this controversial documentary charts the evolution of our idea of the Holocaust, from 1945 to the present, critically examines the international campaign for restitution, ponders the relationship between the Holocaust and the contemporary politics of the Middle East and challenges conventional historical viewpoints
Memorial album dedicated to the boys of the 20th Air Force( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorials to men of Jewish faith in the 20th Air Force
Een volk staat terecht : misleiding en bedrog bij Goldhagen by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Dutch and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What Gandhi says about nonviolence, resistance and courage by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An issue of justice Origins of the Israel/Palestine conflict by Norman G Finkelstein( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, causes and consequences of the Israel/Palestine conflict, from 1948 to today
Mythes et réalité du conflit israélo-palestinien by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old wine, broken bottle : Ari Shavit's Promised Land by Norman G Finkelstein( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In brief chapters that analyze Shavit's defense of Zionism and Israel's Jewish identity, its nuclear arsenal and its refusal to negotiate peace, Finkelstein shows how highly selective criticism and sanctimonious handwringing are deployed to create a paean to modern Israel more sophisticated than the traditional our-country-right-or-wrong. In this way, Shavit hopes to win back an American Jewish community increasingly alienated from a place it once regarded as home. However, because the myths he recycles have been so comprehensively shattered, this project is unlikely to succeed. Like his landmark debunking of Joan Peters's From Time Immemorial, Finkelstein's clinical dissection of My Promised Land will be welcomed by those who prefer truth to propaganda, and who yearn for a resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict based on justice, rather than arguments framed by anguish and schmaltz
 
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Alternative Names
Finkelstein, Norman.

Finkelstein, Norman 1953-

Finkelstein, Norman Gary

فنكلستين، نورمان ج

فنكلستين، نورمان ج.، 1953-

نورمان ج. فينكلشتين، 1953-

フィンケルスタイン, ノーマン・G

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The Holocaust industry : reflections on the exploitation of Jewish sufferingImage and reality of the Israel-Palestine conflictA nation on trial : the Goldhagen thesis and historical truth"This time we went too far" : truth and consequences of the Gaza invasionAn issue of justice Origins of the Israel/Palestine conflict