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Nazi Genocide of the Roma, The : Reassessment and Commemoration

By: Weiss-Wendt, Anton.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.War and Genocide: Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013Description: 1 online resource (282 p.).ISBN: 9780857458438.Subject(s): Germany -- Congresses -- Ethnic relations | Romanies -- Congresses -- Nazi persecution | Romanies -- Germany -- Congresses -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Congresses -- AtrocitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nazi Genocide of the Roma, The : Reassessment and CommemorationDDC classification: 940.531808991497 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Assimilation and Persecution: An Overview of Attitudes toward Gypsies in France; Chapter 2 - Genocidal Trajectory: Persecution of Gypsies in Austria, 1938-1945; Chapter 3 - Ustasa Mass Violence Against Gypsies in Croatia, 1941-1942; Chapter 4 - Ethnic Cleansing or ""Crime Prevention""? Deportation of Romanian Roma; Chapter 5 - Nazi Occupation Policies and the Mass Murder of the Roma in Ukraine; Chapter 6 - The Nazi Persecution of Roma in Northwestern Russia: The Operational Area of the Army Group North, 1941-1944
Chapter 7 - The Justice System of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Nazi Persecution of the GypsiesChapter 8 - Disentangling the Hierarchy of Victimhood: Commemorating Sinti and Roma and Jews in Germany's National Narrative; Chapter 9 - The Aftermath of the Roma Genocide: From Implicit Memories to Commemoration; Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Summary: Using the framework of genocide, this volume analyzes the patterns of persecution of the Roma in Nazi-dominated Europe. Detailed case studies of France, Austria, Romania, Croatia, Ukraine, and Russia generate a critical mass of evidence that indicates criminal intent on the part of the Nazi regime to destroy the Roma as a distinct group. Other chapters examine the failure of the West German State to deliver justice, the Romani collective memory of the genocide, and the current political and historical debates. As this revealing volume shows, however inconsistent or geographically limited, o
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Assimilation and Persecution: An Overview of Attitudes toward Gypsies in France; Chapter 2 - Genocidal Trajectory: Persecution of Gypsies in Austria, 1938-1945; Chapter 3 - Ustasa Mass Violence Against Gypsies in Croatia, 1941-1942; Chapter 4 - Ethnic Cleansing or ""Crime Prevention""? Deportation of Romanian Roma; Chapter 5 - Nazi Occupation Policies and the Mass Murder of the Roma in Ukraine; Chapter 6 - The Nazi Persecution of Roma in Northwestern Russia: The Operational Area of the Army Group North, 1941-1944

Chapter 7 - The Justice System of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Nazi Persecution of the GypsiesChapter 8 - Disentangling the Hierarchy of Victimhood: Commemorating Sinti and Roma and Jews in Germany's National Narrative; Chapter 9 - The Aftermath of the Roma Genocide: From Implicit Memories to Commemoration; Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Index

Using the framework of genocide, this volume analyzes the patterns of persecution of the Roma in Nazi-dominated Europe. Detailed case studies of France, Austria, Romania, Croatia, Ukraine, and Russia generate a critical mass of evidence that indicates criminal intent on the part of the Nazi regime to destroy the Roma as a distinct group. Other chapters examine the failure of the West German State to deliver justice, the Romani collective memory of the genocide, and the current political and historical debates. As this revealing volume shows, however inconsistent or geographically limited, o

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<p>Anton Weiss-Wendt is Senior Lecturer in the research department at the Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities in Oslo, Norway. He is the author of Murder Without Hatred: Estonians and the Holocaust (2009) and Small-Town Russia: Childhood Memories of the Final Soviet Decade (2010), and the editor of Eradicating Differences: The Treatment of Minorities in Nazi-Dominated Europe (2010) and Racial Science in Hitler's New Europe, 1939-1945 (with Rory Yeomans, 2013).</p>

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