Storia dell'antisemitismo. Dalle origini del Cristianesimo by Léon Poliakov, R. Salvadori

By Léon Poliakov, R. Salvadori

Scritta negli anni immediatamente successivi al processo di Norimberga, l’opera di Poliakov costituisce ancora oggi l. a. più completa meditazione complessiva sulla storia e le ragioni dell’antisemitismo.
Attraverso una ricca documentazione e l’indagine di un vasto arco cronologico, l’autore mostra l’evoluzione delle forme di persecuzione contro gli ebrei nel corso dei secoli e svela in che modo l’intreccio di fattori sociali, economici e religiosi ha portato allo sviluppo della “questione ebraica” proprio nelle società occidentali dominate dalle religioni figlie dell’ebraismo, il cristianesimo e l’islam.
In questo quantity Poliakov esamina los angeles diffusione dell’antisemitismo dall’antichità pagana ai primi secoli cristiani,dall’alto Medioevo al Rinascimento, e porta alla luce le radici del fanatismo che ha colpito l’Europa contemporanea.

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Holocaust: the events and their impact on real people by Angela Gluck Wood, Dan Stone

By Angela Gluck Wood, Dan Stone

Книга Holocaust HolocaustКниги English литература Автор: Angela Gluck wooden, Dan Stone Год издания: 2007 Формат: pdf Издат.:DK childrens Страниц: 192 Размер: 67,1 ISBN: 0756625351 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:From Publishers WeeklyStarred evaluation. DK's signature editorial aesthetic, mixed with the searing testimony of Holocaust survivors accumulated via the USC Shoah beginning Institute of visible background and schooling, makes for a sobering and visually compelling paintings of historical past. a rare array of materials—Nazi propaganda, documentary images, art, artifacts—are hired within the carrier of a widely sweeping chronicle, starting with Jewish exile from Jerusalem in 70 CE after Roman profession and finishing with modern day Holocaust denial and the construction of memorials worldwide. each one bankruptcy incorporates a two-page unfold entitled Voices, committed principally to excerpts from 23 interviews within the Foundation's video files (an accompanying 40-minute DVD includes the particular interviews). One survivor recollects the horror of being herded onto darkish, overcrowded trains en path to Auschwitz; one other describes how her mom instructed her approximately each booklet she ever learn, each motion picture she'd ever noticeable as they concealed in a grave-like gap less than a pigsty. Wood's prose is within your means and reportorial, and she or he basically desires to reclaim the uniqueness and humanity of these devastated by way of this enormity (In some ways, numbers, specifically very huge numbers, suggest not anything to us. What issues is each man or woman who was once murdered by means of the Nazis) and he or she by no means hotels to lecturing readers on how they need to suppose. The book's special charts and maps include virtually an excessive amount of info from time to time, frequently challenging very shut scrutiny to totally decipher. total, notwithstanding, the visible sensitivity and specialist pacing serves this very important topic rather well.

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Behemoth: The Structure and Practice of National Socialism, by Franz L. Neumann

By Franz L. Neumann

Franz Neumann's vintage account of the governmental workings of Nazi Germany, first released in 1942, is reprinted in a brand new paperback version with an creation through the celebrated historian Peter Hayes. Neumann was once one of many simply early Frankfurt institution thinkers to envision heavily the matter of political associations. After the increase of the Nazis to energy, his emphasis shifted to an research of monetary strength, after which after the struggle to political psychology. yet his contributions in Behemoth have been groundbreaking: that the Nazi association of society concerned the cave in of conventional principles of the kingdom, of ideology, of legislations, or even of any underlying rationality. The e-book has to be studied, no longer easily learn, Raul Hilberg wrote. the main skilled researchers will let us know that the scarcest commodity in educational lifestyles is an unique inspiration. If a person has or 3, he's wealthy. Franz Neumann was once a wealthy guy. released in organization with the USA Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Nicholas Winton and the Rescued Generation: Save One Life, by Muriel Emanuel

By Muriel Emanuel

While Nicholas Winton met a pal in Prague in December 1938, he used to be surprised via the plight of millions of refugees and Czech electorate eager to flee from the advancing German military. A British service provider have been organize to aid the adults, yet who might keep the youngsters? Winton felt he couldn't stroll away. He organize a makeshift place of work and in exactly 3 weeks interviewed millions of distraught mom and dad who had the braveness to half with their teenagers and ship them on my own to England. Armed with their information and photographs, he again to London to persuade the house place of work of the urgency of the location. He knew he used to be operating opposed to time. His very best efforts led to 8 trainloads bringing 669, frequently Jewish, kids to London. For part a century those childrens, now dispersed and of their seventies, have been ignorant of the individual to whom they owed their lives. To Winton, it used to be only a task. Even his spouse knew not anything of what's absolutely his maximum success, till 1988, whilst clearing out the attic she stumbled on documentation with regards to the episode. From that second, Winton's existence was once by no means an identical back. Winton has been a extraordinary humanitarian all his existence. After the conflict, wishing to be concerned with the rehabilitation of Europe's refugees, he labored for foreign corporations. He retired early, settled in Maidenhead and committed himself to charitable works for which he used to be honoured with the MBE in 1983. among different awards, he was once granted the liberty of town of Prague in 1991 and was once offered the Tomas Garrigue Masaryk Order via President Havel in a grand rite in Hradcany citadel in 1999. Nicolas Winton documentary (Power of excellent) has gained the 2002 overseas Emmy Award, within the class of television documentary.

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A Nation on Trial: The Goldhagen Thesis and Historical Truth by Norman G. Finkelstein, Ruth Bettina Birn

By Norman G. Finkelstein, Ruth Bettina Birn

No contemporary paintings of historical past has generated as a lot curiosity as Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's prepared Executioners. Purporting to unravel the secret of the Nazi holocaust, Goldhagen keeps that standard Germans have been pushed via fanatical anti-Semitism to homicide the Jews. a right away nationwide best-seller, the ebook went directly to create a global sensation.
Now, in A kingdom on Trial, prime critics problem Goldhagen's findings and convey that his paintings isn't really scholarship in any respect. With compelling cumulative impression, Norman G. Finkelstein meticulously records Goldhagen's distortions of secondary literature and the interior contradictions of his argument. In a complementary essay, Ruth Bettina Birn juxtaposes Goldhagen's textual content opposed to the German information he consulted. the major foreign authority on those files, Birn conclusively demonstrates that Goldhagen systematically misrepresented their contents.
The definitive assertion at the Goldhagen phenomenon, this quantity is additionally a cautionary story at the corruption of scholarship via ideological zealotry.

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Is the Holocaust Unique?: Perspectives on Comparative by Alan S. Rosenbaum

By Alan S. Rosenbaum

In essays written in particular for this quantity, distinctive individuals check hugely charged and basic questions on the Holocaust: Is it precise? How can it's in comparison with different circumstances of genocide? What constitutes genocide, and the way should still the foreign neighborhood reply? On one part of the dispute are those that worry that if the Holocaust is obvious because the worst case of genocide ever, its personality will reduce the sufferings of different persecuted teams. at the different aspect are those that argue that except the Holocaust’s area of expertise is verified, the inevitable tendency should be to decrease its abiding significance.

The editor’s introductions give you the contextual concerns for knowing this multidimensional dispute and recommend that there are common classes to be realized from learning the Holocaust. The 3rd version brings this quantity modern and contains new readings at the Cambodian and Rwandan genocides, universal topics in genocide ideologies, and Iran’s response to the Holocaust. In a global the place genocide persists and the worldwide neighborhood keeps to fight with the results of overseas crime, prosecution, justice, atonement, reparation, and therapeutic, the problems addressed during this e-book are as appropriate as ever.

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The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish by Roger Cohen

By Roger Cohen

An intimate and profoundly relocating Jewish relatives history—a tale of displacement, prejudice, desire, depression, and love.

In this luminous memoir, award-winning New York occasions columnist Roger Cohen turns a compassionate but discerning eye at the legacy of his personal forebears. As he follows them throughout continents and a long time, mapping person lives that diverge and intertwine, important styles of fight and resilience, valued historical past and evolving loyalties (religious, ethnic, national), converge right into a resonant portrait of cultural id within the smooth age.

Beginning within the 19th century and carrying on with via to the current day, Cohen tracks his family’s tale of repeated upheaval, from Lithuania to South Africa, after which to England, the U.S., and Israel. it's a story of otherness marked by way of overt and latent anti-Semitism, but additionally otherness as a feeling of inheritance. We see Cohen’s kinfolk develop roots in every one followed place of birth whilst they fight to beat the lack of what's left at the back of and to adapt—to the racism his mom and dad witness in apartheid-era South Africa, to the accepted ostracism an uncle from Johannesburg faces after combating opposed to Hitler throughout Europe, to the ambivalence an Israeli cousin stories whilst tasked with policing the occupied West Bank.
At the center of The woman from Human Street is the robust and touching courting among Cohen and his mom, that “girl.” Tortured by means of the upheavals in her existence but stoic in her fight, she embodies her son’s advanced inheritance.

Graceful, sincere, and sweeping, Cohen’s notable chronicle of the search for belonging throughout generations contributes an enormous bankruptcy to the continued narrative of Jewish existence.

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Smoke over Birkenau by Liana Millu

By Liana Millu

An Italian-Jewish journalist and schoolteacher who joined the partisans in 1943, Liana Millu used to be arrested in 1944 and deported to Birkenau. The remarkable tales during this booklet inform of the ladies who lived and suffered along Liana in the course of her months there. they're tales of violence and tragedy, but additionally of resistance, of dreaming in the midst of a nightmare, and of the patience of the human spirit.

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The Heavens Are Empty: Discovering the Lost Town of by Avrom Bendavid-Val

By Avrom Bendavid-Val

A mystical position, a misplaced background: Trochenbrod, the surroundings for every thing is Illuminated, is now rediscovered for a brand new iteration. within the nineteenth century, approximately 5 million Jews lived within the light of cost. such a lot lived in shtetls—Jewish groups hooked up to greater towns—images of that are ingrained in well known mind's eye because the shtetl Anatevka from Fiddler at the Roof. Brimming with lifestyles and culture, kinfolk and religion, those shtetls existed within the shadow in their town’s oppressive anti-Jewish legislation. no longer Trochenbrod. Trochenbrod used to be the one freestanding, absolutely learned Jewish city in background. it all started with a couple of Jewish settlers looking for freedom from the Russian Czars' oppressive rules, which incorporated the compelled conscriptions of 1 son from each one Jewish relatives loved ones all through Russia. initially, Trochenbrod was once only a tiny row of homes equipped on empty marshland in the course of the Radziwill wooded area, but for the following one hundred thirty years it thrived, changing into a bustling market the place humans from everywhere in the Ukraine and Poland got here to do enterprise. yet this scene of ethnic concord was once quickly shattered, as Trochenbrod vanished in 1941—her citizens slaughtered, her houses, constructions, and factories razed to the floor. but even the Nazis couldn't ruin the spirit of Trochenbrod, which has lived on in tales and legends a couple of little piece of heaven, hidden deep within the woodland. Bendavid-Val, himself a descendant of Trochenbrod, masterfully preserves and fosters the reminiscence of this urban, celebrating the colourful lives of her humans and her tradition, proving real the phrases of 1 of Trochenbrod’s maximum poets, Yisrael Beider: i urge you carry quickly to those phrases of mine. After this darkness a mild will shine

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Bendavid-Val, himself a descendant of Trochenbrod, masterfully preserves and fosters the reminiscence of this urban, celebrating the colourful lives of her humans and her tradition, proving precise the phrases of 1 of Trochenbrod's maximum poets, Yisrael Beider: i encourage you carry speedy to those phrases of mine. After this darkness a gentle will shine

Avrom Bendavid-Val’s father grew up in Trochenbrod and regaled him with stories of his youth there. Avrom really good in financial improvement and has traveled the realm with the U.S. fiscal improvement management and the U.S. organisation for foreign improvement (USAID). He retired in 2007 and lives in Washington, DC.

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