The Holocaust and History: The Known, the Unknown, the Disputed, and the Reexamined

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Michael Berenbaum, Abraham J. Peck, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Indiana University Press, Jan 1, 1998 - History - 836 pages
This volume presents the results of nearly fifty years of scholarship on the Holocaust by the world's most eminent researchers. Approaching the Shoah from diverse points of view, historians and sociologists, political scientists and theologians, literary scholars and psychologists disclose the insights yielded by their investigations. Growing out of the inaugural conference of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Research Institute, the book defines the state of knowledge about the Holocaust a half century after the event.

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Contents

Where We Are Where We Need to
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A Very Particular Racism steven t katz
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Human Genetics and the Mass Murder of Jews Gypsies
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Copyright

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Michael Berenbaum is the director of the Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics at American Jewish University, where he is also a professor of Jewish Studies. He is the author of several books, including "A Promise to Remember: The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of Its Survivors".

Abraham J. Peck is a historian at the University of Southern Maine and the author or editor of 13 previous volumes. Jean M. Peck is also a writer and editor. The powerful vintage images displayed in this volume were gathered from various local, state, and national historical societies and archives.

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