Politics of Memory by Raul Hilberg
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Politics of Memory
By Raul Hilberg

The Politics of Memory

The Journey of a Holocaust Historian

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Politics of Memory by Raul Hilberg

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This is the poignant memoir of a man who has spent most of his lifetime immersed in the evidence of one of the great horrors in human history. It is both a record of how it affected him and a revelation of the surprising ways in which his monumental work was received by his contemporaries. Even after thirty-five years, Raul Hilberg's The Destruction of the European Jews remains the most distinguished and comprehensive analysis of the Nazi destruction process. Yet at the time it was written, as Mr. Hilberg recounts in The Politics of Memory, both the manuscript and its subject matter were rejected by major publishers and university presses; and in the wake of publication the author faced a hostile reception from those who refused to believe that the Jews were less than heroic in their journey to the gas chambers. How his study was used and abused-especially by Hannah Arendt, Lucy Dawidowicz, and Nora Levin-draws Mr. Hilberg's attention, as does the more admiring reception for Destruction in Europe than in America. The Politics of Memory brings full circle a scholarly enterprise that in many ways has been a terrible calling. "A courageous, powerful portrait of one scholar's self-directed search for truth."-Toronto Globe and Mail.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781566634281
ISBN-10: 1566634288
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 137mm x 14mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publish Date: 4-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Destruction of the European Jews by Raul Hilberg Destruction of the European Jews, Hardback (June 2003)

A three-volume study of the Holocaust. First published in 1961, Raul Hilberg's account of how Germany annihilated the Jewish community of Europe spurred discussion and shaped the field of Holocaust studies. This expanded edition includes new material, particularly from archives in Eastern Europe.

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Author Biography - Raul Hilberg

Raul Hilberg is professor emeritus of history at the University of Vermont and author of The Destruction of the European Jews, Perpetrators Victims Bystanders, and Sources of Holocaust Research. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.

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