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A world without Jews : the Nazi imagination from persecution to genocide

Author: Alon Confino
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014] ©2014
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"Why exactly did the Nazis burn the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germany on November 9, 1938? The perplexing event has not been adequately accounted for by historians in their large-scale assessments of how and why the Holocaust occurred. In this gripping new analysis, Alon Confino draws on an array of archives across three continents to propose a penetrating new assessment of one of the central moral problems of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alon Confino
ISBN: 9780300188547 0300188544 9780300212518 0300212518
OCLC Number: 861120128
Description: xv, 284 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I 1933-1938: The Jew as the Origins of Modernity. A New Beginning by Burning Books ; Origins, Eternal and Local ; Imagining the Jews as Everywhere and Already Gone --
Part II 1938-1941: The Jew as the Origins of Moral Past. Burning the Book of Books ; The Coming of the Flood --
Part III 1941-1945: The Jew as the Origins of History. Imagining a Genesis --
Epilogue: A World with Jews.
Responsibility: Alon Confino.
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"In this pioneering exploration and explanation of Nazi antisemitic violence as a failed cultural revolution, Alon Confino's presentation is compelling, convincing, and long overdue. Uncovering new Read more...

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