Lessons of the Holocaust

Lessons of the Holocaust Although difficult to imagine sixty years ago the Holocaust had practically no visibility in examinations of the Second World War Yet today it is understood to be not only one of the defining moments

  • Title: Lessons of the Holocaust
  • Author: Michael R. Marrus
  • ISBN: 9781442630062
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • Although difficult to imagine, sixty years ago the Holocaust had practically no visibility in examinations of the Second World War Yet today it is understood to be not only one of the defining moments of the twentieth century but also a touchstone in a quest for directions on how to avoid such catastrophes.In Lessons of the Holocaust, the distinguished historian Michael RAlthough difficult to imagine, sixty years ago the Holocaust had practically no visibility in examinations of the Second World War Yet today it is understood to be not only one of the defining moments of the twentieth century but also a touchstone in a quest for directions on how to avoid such catastrophes.In Lessons of the Holocaust, the distinguished historian Michael R Marrus challenges the notion that there are definitive lessons to be deduced from the destruction of European Jewry Instead, drawing on decades of studying, writing about, and teaching the Holocaust, he shows how its lessons are constantly challenged, debated, altered, and reinterpreted.A succinct, stimulating analysis by a world renowned historian, Lessons of the Holocaust is the perfect guide for the general reader to the historical and moral controversies which infuse the interpretation of the Holocaust and its significance.

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    1. I thought this book was well written and informative. It had a lot of good things to remember and was told in a way that will stay with you for awhile. I would recommend this book. 4 out of 5 stars.

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