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The future of the Holocaust : between history and memory

The future of the Holocaust : between history and memory

Author: Berel Lang
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 1999.
Series: Cornell paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In The Future of the Holocaust, Berel Lang continues his inquiry into the causal mechanisms of decision-making and conduct in Nazi Germany and into responses to the genocide by individuals and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Berel Lang
ISBN: 0801435889 9780801435881 080148569X 9780801485695
OCLC Number: 40869760
Description: xiv, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Between History and Memory --
The Holocaust Inside and Outside History --
Degrees of Genocide--and Evil --
The Progress of Evil: The Past and Future of the Holocaust --
Genocide and Omnicide: Technology at the limits of Ethics --
Intention As Act: Realizing the Past --
Intentions and the "Final Solution" --
The Second Time? The Fifth? The Question of Holocaust-Uniqueness --
The Third Reich and the Breakdown of Professional Ethics --
Heidegger Recalled --
Contra the "Righteous Gentiles" --
Forgiveness and Revenge: As in the Present --
Reliving or Revoking the Past: Two Views of Forgiveness --
Holocaust-Memory and -Revenge: The Presence of the Past --
Germany Reunified: The Stigma of Normalcy --
Afterword: Lessons to Learn, or What Future for the Holocaust?
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks.
Responsibility: Berel Lang.
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