Germany's War and the Holocaust
By (author) Omer Bartov
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Germany's War and the Holocaust by Omer Bartov
Book DescriptionOmer Bartov, a leading scholar of the Wehrmacht and the Holocaust, provides a critical analysis of various recent ways to understand the genocidal policies of the Nazi regime and the reconstruction of German and Jewish identities in the wake of World War II. Germany's War and the Holocaust both deepens our understanding of a crucial period in history and serves as an invaluable introduction to the vast body of literature in the field of Holocaust studies. Drawing on his background as a military historian to probe the nature of German warfare, Bartov considers the postwar myth of army resistance to Hitler and investigates the image of Blitzkrieg as a means to glorify war, debilitate the enemy, and hide the realities of mass destruction. The author also addresses several new analyses of the roots and nature of Nazi extermination policies, including revisionist views of the concentration camps. Finally, Bartov examines some paradigmatic interpretations of the Nazi period and its aftermath: the changing American, European, and Israeli discourses on the Holocaust; Victor Klemperer's view of Nazi Germany from within; and Germany's perception of its own victimhood.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801486814
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 13-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Omer Bartov
Holocaust, Hardback (December 2014)
"Holocaust: Origins, Implementation, Aftermath presents a critical and important study of the Holocaust. Complete with an introduction that summarizes the state of the field, this book contains major reinterpretations by leading Holocaust authors along with key texts on testimony, memory, and justice after the cataastrophe"--
Shatterzone of Empires, Paperback (February 2013)
Offers informed and dispassionate analyses of how the many populations of these borderlands managed to coexist
'Jew' in Cinema, Paperback (December 2004)» View all books by Omer Bartov
Explores cinematic representations of the "Jew" from film's early days to the present
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Author Biography - Omer Bartov
Omer Bartov is the John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History, Professor of History, and Professor of German Studies at Brown University.
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