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The final solution : a genocide

The final solution : a genocide

Author: Donald Bloxham
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Holocaust is frequently depicted in isolation by its historians. Some of them believe that to place it in any kind of comparative context risks diminishing its uniqueness and even detracts from the enormity of the Nazi crime. In reality, such a restricted understanding of 'uniqueness' has pulled the Holocaust apart from history and set up barriers to a better understanding of the racial onslaught unleashed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Bloxham
ISBN: 9780199550333 0199550336 9780199550340 0199550344
OCLC Number: 403854692
Description: xi, 410 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Documentary traces --
I.A European history of violence --
1. Europe on the brink --
2. The First World War era --
3. Ethnopolitics, geopolitics, and the return to war --
II. Germany and the final solution --
4. Nazism and Germany --
5. Genocide in Germany's eastern empire --
6. The patterns and limits of the European genocide --
III. Perpetrators and their environment --
7. Why did they kill? --
IV. Civilization and the holocaust --
8. Locating genocide in the human past.
Series Title: Oxford histories.
Responsibility: Donald Bloxham.


The first ever study to combine a detailed re-appraisal of the development of the genocide of Europe's Jews with full consideration of Nazi policies against other population groups and a comparative  Read more...


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An ambitious book that forces a dramtic shift in our perceptions of the Holocaust...a dense, thoughtful book that challenges the reader on virtually every page. * Stephen G. Fritz, Central European Read more...

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