An Introduction to Holocaust studies /

"This single volume traces three approaches to the study of the Holocaust--through notions of history, theories of memory, and a focus on art and representation. It introduces students to the different ways we have come to understand the Holocaust, gives them an opportunity to ask questions abo...

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Main Author: Bernard-Donals, Michael F.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2006.
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Summary:"This single volume traces three approaches to the study of the Holocaust--through notions of history, theories of memory, and a focus on art and representation. It introduces students to the different ways we have come to understand the Holocaust, gives them an opportunity to ask questions about those conclusions, and examines how this event can be understood once all the survivors are gone. In addition, the book looks at the different disciplines -- history, sociology, religious studies, and literary interpretation, among others -- through which studies of the Holocaust take place."--Publisher's website.
Physical Description:xiii, 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-292) and index.
ISBN:0131839179
9780131839175