Beyond the Conceivable : Studies On Germany, Nazism, and the Holocaust

By: Diner, DanMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (296 p.)ISBN: 9780520920842Subject(s): Germany - Politics and government - 1918-1933 | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)-- HistoriographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beyond the Conceivable : Studies On Germany, Nazism, and the HolocaustDDC classification: 940.53/18/0072 LOC classification: D804.348.D56 2000ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1. On the Brink of Dictatorship; 2. Knowledge of Expansion: On the Geopolitics of Karl Haushofer; 3. Norms for Domination: Nazi Legal Concepts of World Order; 4. The Catastrophe before the Catastrophe:; 5. The Limits of Reason; 6. Beyond the Conceivable; 7. Historical Understanding and Counterrationality; 8. On Rationality and Rationalization; 9. Historical Experience and Cognition; 10. Varieties of Narration; 11. Nazism and Stalinism; 12. Cumulative Contingency; 13. On Guilt Discourse and Other Narrations; Notes; Index
Summary: The major essays of Dan Diner, who is widely read and quoted in Germany and Israel, have been collected in this English edition. They reflect the author's belief that the Holocaust transcends traditional patterns of historical understanding and requires and epistemologically distinct approach.
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Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1. On the Brink of Dictatorship; 2. Knowledge of Expansion: On the Geopolitics of Karl Haushofer; 3. Norms for Domination: Nazi Legal Concepts of World Order; 4. The Catastrophe before the Catastrophe:; 5. The Limits of Reason; 6. Beyond the Conceivable; 7. Historical Understanding and Counterrationality; 8. On Rationality and Rationalization; 9. Historical Experience and Cognition; 10. Varieties of Narration; 11. Nazism and Stalinism; 12. Cumulative Contingency; 13. On Guilt Discourse and Other Narrations; Notes; Index

The major essays of Dan Diner, who is widely read and quoted in Germany and Israel, have been collected in this English edition. They reflect the author's belief that the Holocaust transcends traditional patterns of historical understanding and requires and epistemologically distinct approach.

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