Post-Holocaust : Interpretation, Misinterpretation, and the Claims of History

By: Lang, BerelMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (222 p.)ISBN: 9780253110527Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - HistoriographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Post-Holocaust : Interpretation, Misinterpretation, and the Claims of HistoryDDC classification: 940.53/18/072 LOC classification: D804.348 .L36 2005ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; One: The Nazi as Criminal; Two: Forgiveness, Revenge, and the Limits of Holocaust Justice; Three: Evil, Suffering, and the Holocaust; Four: Comparative Evil:Measuring Numbers, Degrees, People; Five: The Grammar of Antisemitism; Six: The Unspeakable vs. the Testimonial: Holocaust Trauma in Holocaust History; Seven: Undoing Certain Mischievous Questions about the Holocaust; Eight: From the Particular to the Universal, and Forward; Nine: Oskar Rosenfeld and Historiographic Realism (in Sex, Shit, and Status)
Ten: Lachrymose without Tears: Misreading the Holocaust in American LifeEleven: ""Not Enough"" vs. ""Plenty"" / Which Did Pius XII?; Twelve: The Evil in Genocide; Thirteen: Misinterpretation as the Author's Responsibility (Nietzsche's Fascism, for Instance); Afterword: Philosophy and/of the Holocaust; Notes; Index
Summary: ""These essays are extremely well written, with the clarity and accessibility that one has come to expect from Berel Lang, one of the most respected and significant philosophers writing about the Holocaust and its impact."" -- Michael L. MorganIn these trenchant essays, philosopher Berel Lang examines post-Holocaust intepretations -- and misinterpretations -- showing the ways in which rhetoric and ideology have affected historical discourse about the Holocaust and how these accounts can be decon
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; One: The Nazi as Criminal; Two: Forgiveness, Revenge, and the Limits of Holocaust Justice; Three: Evil, Suffering, and the Holocaust; Four: Comparative Evil:Measuring Numbers, Degrees, People; Five: The Grammar of Antisemitism; Six: The Unspeakable vs. the Testimonial: Holocaust Trauma in Holocaust History; Seven: Undoing Certain Mischievous Questions about the Holocaust; Eight: From the Particular to the Universal, and Forward; Nine: Oskar Rosenfeld and Historiographic Realism (in Sex, Shit, and Status)

Ten: Lachrymose without Tears: Misreading the Holocaust in American LifeEleven: ""Not Enough"" vs. ""Plenty"" / Which Did Pius XII?; Twelve: The Evil in Genocide; Thirteen: Misinterpretation as the Author's Responsibility (Nietzsche's Fascism, for Instance); Afterword: Philosophy and/of the Holocaust; Notes; Index

""These essays are extremely well written, with the clarity and accessibility that one has come to expect from Berel Lang, one of the most respected and significant philosophers writing about the Holocaust and its impact."" -- Michael L. MorganIn these trenchant essays, philosopher Berel Lang examines post-Holocaust intepretations -- and misinterpretations -- showing the ways in which rhetoric and ideology have affected historical discourse about the Holocaust and how these accounts can be decon

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Berel Lang is Professor of Humanities at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He is author of Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide; Holocaust Representation: Art within the Limits of History and Ethics; and The Future of the Holocaust: Between History and Memory.

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