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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Shermer; Alex Grobman
|ISBN:||0520216121 9780520216129 0520234693 9780520234697|
|Description:||xviii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||A note on terminology : why Holocaust "revisionists" are really deniers --
Introduction : who speaks for the past? History and pseudohistory --
pt. 1. Free speech and history. Giving the devil his due : the free speech issue --
The noble dream : how we know anything happened in history --
pt. 2. Inside the denial movement. Who says the Holocaust never happened? : an inside look at the personalities and organizations --
Why they say the Holocaust never happened : the ideological agenda --
How deniers distort history : flaws, fallacies, and failings in the deniers' arguments --
pt. 3. Arguments and refutations. The crooked timber of Auschwitz : how concentration camps became extermination camps --
"For God's sake--terrible" : the scope and scale of the holocaust --
The evil of banality : the protocols of national socialism --
pt. 4. Truth and history. The rape of history : denial, revision, and the search for a true and meaningful past --
Epilogue : libel, denial, and the Holocaust trial.
|Series Title:||S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.|
|Responsibility:||Michael Shermer & Alex Grobman ; foreword by Arthur Hertzberg.|
"A fascinating look at the way history works that at the same time provides a detailed and convincing answer to anyone who dares say that it never happened. Shermer and Grobman write in elegant,
- Holocaust denial.
- Revisionisme (geschiedenis)
- Ontkenning (algemeen)
- Négationnisme -- Histoire.