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The Holocaust and the liberal imagination : a social and cultural history

Author: Tony Kushner
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : B. Blackwell, 1994.
Series: Jewish society and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Attempts to explain, but not condemn, the responses and reactions of the democratic world to the attempted destruction of European Jewry. The book concentrates on the impact of the Shoah on ordinary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Kushner
ISBN: 0631194827 9780631194828 0631194835 9780631194835
OCLC Number: 29670710
Description: xiii, 366 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Holocaust in Global Perspective and as Social History --
PART 1: 1933-1939 --
Liberal Culture and the Nazi Persecution of the Jews, 1933-1939 --
Their Brothers' and Sisters' Keepers?: The Nazi Persecution of the Jews and the Labour Movement --
An Alien Occupation: Domestic Service and the Jewish Crisis, 1933-1939 --
PART 2: WORLD WAR II --
Liberal Culture and the Contemporary Confrontation with the Destruction of European Jewry --
From the 'Enemy Within' to 'This Bestial Policy of Cold-Blooded Extermination': Britain, the United States, and the Jews: September 1939 to December 1942 --
The Rules of the Game: Britain, the United States and the Holocuast, 1943-1945 --
PART 3: THE POST-WAR WORLD --
Liberal Culture and the Post-War Confrontation with the Holocaust.
Series Title: Jewish society and culture.
Responsibility: Tony Kushner.

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"An outstanding contribution to the history of the Holocaust and the basis for further research."Mark Levene, University of Warwick "Scholarly, readable, informative and exhaustively researched book. Read more...

 
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