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Selling the Holocaust : from Auschwitz to Schindler : how history is bought, packaged, and sold

Author: Tim Cole
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author examines three of the Holocaust's most emblematic figures- Anne Frank, Adolf Eichmann, and Oskar Schindler and three of the Holocaust's most visited sites- Auschwitz, Yad Vashem, and the United States Holocuast Memorial Museum.

To show how the Holocaust has become a Mass-Marketed production.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Cole
ISBN: 0415925819 9780415925815
OCLC Number: 42072069
Description: ix, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Anne Frank --
Adolf Eichmann --
Oskar Schindler --
Auschwitz --
Yad Vashem --
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC.
Responsibility: Tim Cole.
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Cole shows us an "Auschwitz-land" where tourists have become the "ultimate ruberneckers" passing by and gazing at someone else's tragedy. He shows us a US Holocaust Museum that provides visitors with  Read more...

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"Provocative...It is hard to argue with Cole's assertion that the worldwide image of the Holocaust is now being made in America.."-"The Washington Post Book World "Gifted with a sensitive Read more...

 
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