Postmodernism and Holocaust Denial
Does postmodernism, with its relativism and claims that historical study is little more than a discourse of political power promote and defend thinking that denies the occurrence of the Holocaust in Nazi Germany? This book argues not, exploring the key issues affecting historians today through a vital study of this most atrocious of crimes against humanity.
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