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Is the Holocaust unique?

Is the Holocaust unique?

perspectives on comparative genocide

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography,
  • Genocide

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Alan S. Rosenbaum ; with a foreword by Israel W. Charny.
    ContributionsRosenbaum, Alan S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD804.348 .I8 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 359 p. ;
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24037779M
    ISBN 109780813344065
    LC Control Number2009502371

    Is the Holocaust Unique? Perspectives on Comparative Genocide (review) Is the Holocaust Unique? Perspectives on Comparative Genocide (review) Smith, Roger W. (Roger Winston) Book Reviews Steinlauf reviews the Solidarity movement and the fall of communism, the Auschwitz convent controversy, the interest of young Poles in Poland's Jewish past (e.g. the popular Polish. In contrast, the notion that the Holocaust is unique because it is un-precedented has triggered a different reaction based on a comparison 1. Michael R. Marrus, The Holocaust in History (New American Library: New York, ), pp. Steven T. Katz, The Holocaust in Historical Context, vol. i: The Holocaust .

    Books shelved as holocaust-fiction: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne, The T. The Holocaust: a unique event? The Holocaust, as the destruction of European Jewry is commonly known, and the broader mass killing pose many questions both for this course and for our understanding of the development of European civilisation during the twentieth century. I cannot hope to answer these questions here, in so few words.

      Was The Holocaust Unique? Posted on Novem by Luke Ford. American Jewish historian Peter Novick writes in his book The Holocaust in American Life: The most common Jewish response to the charge that Jews were intent on permanent possession of the gold medal in the Victimization Olympics has been to protest that it was others, not they. The Holocaust was the state-sponsored mass murder of some 6 million European Jews and millions of others by the German Nazis during World War II.


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To any person who has the ability of thinking in a more or less logical fashion, the statement that the Nazi holocaust of the Jews was "unique" is simply absurd.

The politically motivated proponents of this concept not only confuse "unique" with "different", but also do so for morally suspicious by:   The book accomplishes the goal of its editor in that it provides insight into multiple points of view regarding the "uniqueness" of the Holocaust.

The editor offers several introductions (one for each edition) that help contextualize the debate, and then presents each of the essays without further comment or judgement/5.

The Holocaust, that is, the intentional murder of European Jewry during World War II, is historically and phenomenologically unique. The Native American people Skip to main contentCited by: 1. Perspectives on Comparative Genocide. Is the Holocaust Unique. DOI link for Is the Holocaust Unique.

Is the Holocaust Unique. book. Perspectives on Comparative Genocide. By Alan S Rosenbaum. Edition 3rd Edition. First Is the Holocaust unique? book eBook Published 17 April Cited by: Is the Holocaust Unique?: Perspectives on Comparative Genocide - Kindle edition by S Rosenbaum, Alan.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Is the Holocaust Unique?: Perspectives on Comparative Genocide.5/5(1).

"Is the Holocaust Unique. is firmly established as a classic of Holocaust and genocide studies. This third edition, with its wealth of new essays and /5(24). The eminent Jewish philosopher, Emil Fackenheim, offers a concise outline of the distinguishing characteristics of the Holocaust in his book, To Mend the World.

The "Final Solution" was designed to exterminate every single Jewish man, woman and child. The only Jews who would have conceivably survived had Hitler been victorious were those who somehow escaped discovery by the Nazis.

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Is the Holocaust Unique. Perspectives on Comparative Genocide. History: Reviews of New Books: Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. Author: Donald B. Epstein. It seems even to blaspheme the victims, whose tragedy has been documented and lamented in unprecedented numbers of films, books and museums.

If the Holocaust is in fact not unique, its distinctive place in Western memory becomes not only superfluous, but. David Stannard, who wrote, American Holocaust: The Conquest of the New World would both agree the Holocaust is unique and that holocausts are not.

You can see him talk about the title of his book and his rationale behind choosing here (~, but the whole talk is informative on the subject).

Basically, his argument is that the word itself was present and used for mass murders and. The most unique thing about the Holocaust is that it’s the best documented.

Allied troops walked in on the Nazi murderers in the midst of their crimes. Also unique is that those caught usually went to trial. Read "Is the Holocaust Unique. Perspectives on Comparative Genocide" by Alan S Rosenbaum available from Rakuten Kobo.

In essays written specifically for this volume, distinguished contributors assess highly charged and fundamental questio Brand: Taylor And Francis. traits that mark the Holocaust as unique must be understood.

For it is precisely this search, and the various proposals which have issued from it, that is responsible for making the "uniqueness question" a part of the event which the "Holocaust" names: it has become part of the problem of the understanding and comprehension of what happened.

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Free shipping for many products. This book was unique in that it details how Gerda and the people she was imprisoned with created a loving community within the confines of the camp. These books about the Holocaust changed my life and the way I viewed the : Romeo Rosales. Title: Debating the uniqueness of the Holocaust: Summary: A new book entitled "Is the Holocaust Unique.

Perspectives in Comparative Genocide," by Alan S. Rosenbaum, has led to bitter fights over the uniqueness of the Holocaust and the ethics of publishing.

Many books have chronicled the courage and suffering of the Holocaust victims, from fictional stories to first-person accounts by survivors to diaries written at the time. The books on our list are some of the best for kids and teens about this period.

"Is the Holocaust Unique. is firmly established as a classic of Holocaust and genocide studies. This third edition, with its wealth of new essays and insights, is the richest and most provocative.

On one side of the dispute are those who fear that if the Holocaust is seen as the worst case of genocide ever, its character will diminish the sufferings of other persecuted groups. On the other side are those who argue that unless the Holocaust's uniqueness is established, the inevitable tendency will be to diminish its abiding significance.The Ethics of Uniqueness, John K.

Roth * 2. Religion and the Uniqueness of the Holocaust, Richard L. Rubenstein * 3. From the Holocaust: Some Legal and Moral Implications, Richard J.

Goldstone * 4. The Uniqueness of the Holocaust: The Historical Dimension, Steven T. Katz * 5. Responses to the Porrajmos: The Romani Holocaust, Ian Hancock * 6.In this sense, therefore, the Holocaust is not unique. It is a problem that Jews have faced, are facing, and will continue to face until the coming of Moshiach.

Indeed, 'zachor al tishcach', we must not forget to wipe out the memory of Amalek, of Haman, of Jewish persecution, and of the Nazis.