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The plunder of Jewish property during the Holocaust : confronting European history

Author: Avi Beker
Publisher: Houndmills : Palgrave, 2001.
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More than fifty years after the Holocaust, European and other countries are confronting newly-emerging memories and guilt-filled ghosts from the past. The campaign for the restitution of Jewish property stolen during the Holocaust touched a raw nerve within European society and, together with the end of the Cold War and generational change, created a need to re-evaluate conventional historical truths. A group of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Claims
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Plunder of Jewish property during the Holocaust.
Washington Square, New York : New York University Press, 2001
(DLC) 00055041
(OCoLC)44405848
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avi Beker
ISBN: 0333985281 9780333985281 9780333760642 0333760646 1280222794 9781280222795
OCLC Number: 70773819
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 355 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Preface; E.M. Bronfman & I. Singer --
Notes on the Contributors --
Map --
Introduction: Unmasking National Myths: Europeans Challenge their History; A. Beker --
A Neglected Task: Restoring Stolen Assets; S. Eizenstat --
And It All But Disappeared; S. Zabludoff --
The Holocaust, Thefticide, and Restitution: A Legal Perspective; I. Cotler --
Righting an Historic Wrong: The Case in Eastern Europe; L. Weinbaum --
A Commentary of Europe's Looted Gold, 1938-1945; A.L. Smith Jr. --
German Assets in Switzerland: End of World War II: S. Kabludoff --
Why was Switzerland Singled Out?; A. Beker --
The Great Culture Robbery: The Plunder of Jewish-Owned Art; H. Feliciano --
France and Burdens of Vichy; S. Trigano --
Quiet Collusion: Sweden's Financial Links to Nazi Germany; S.F. Hedin & G. Elgemyr --
'Ex-Enemy Jews': The Fate of the Assets of Holocaust Victims and Survivors in Britain; S. Ward & I. Locke --
The Norwegian Moral and Material Statement: White Paper No. 82 to the Storting --
Norwegian Ministry of Justice --
Austria: The Evasion of Responsibility; I. Levine --
Franco's Spain: Willing, Unwanted Ally of Nazi Germany; C. Vidal --
Portugal's Double Game: Between the Nazis and the Allies; A. Luca --
The Robbery of Dutch Jews and Post-War Restitution; G. Aalders --
Italy: Aspects of the Unbeautiful Life; F. Moroni --
The Vatican and the Shoah: Unanswered Questions of Material Complicity; A. Doobov --
Confiscation in Belgium; V. Teitelbaum-Hirsch --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Avi Beker ; foreword by Edgar Bronfman and Israel Singer.
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