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The origins of Nazi violence

The origins of Nazi violence

Author: Enzo Traverso; Janet Lloyd
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In the half-century since the appearance of Hannah Arendt's seminal work The Origins of Totalitarianism, innumerable historians have detailed the history of the Nazi years. Enzo Traverso's brilliant synthesis, The Origins of Nazi Violence, maps the troubling genealogy of the Nazi regime, situating the extermination camps at the terrible intersection of European modernity's industrialization of killing,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Enzo Traverso; Janet Lloyd
ISBN: 1565847881 9781565847880
OCLC Number: 50982247
Language Note: Originally published as: La Violence nazie : une généalogie européenne. La Fabrique Éditions, 2002.
Description: vii, 200 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Discipline, Punishing, Killing --
Conquest --
Destruction: Total War --
Classification and Repression --
Extermination: Nazi Anti-Semitism
Other Titles: Violence nazie.
Responsibility: by Enzo Traverso ; translated by Janet Lloyd.
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Traverso rejects the belief that the Holocaust was an historical aberration completely outside the trajectory of Western civilization, and sets out to demonstrate that it was the culmination of  Read more...


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"An important contribution to the debate on the origins of the Nazi crimes against humanity." -Etudes (Paris)"[Enzo Traverso] offers us an absolutely original perspective. . . . [He] isolates, with Read more...

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