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
Published: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2006.
Table of Contents:
  • The Holocaust
  • Holocaust studies
  • The Holocaust in history
  • Narratives and events
  • Case studies: history, narrative, and the problems of evidence
  • Memory, witness, and testimony
  • The language of the witness: diaries, testimonies, and first-person narratives
  • Case studies: testimony and the problem of authenticity
  • The problem of representation
  • Picturing atrocity
  • Making memory: case studies in Holocaust art and architecture
  • Some thoughts about teaching after Auschwitz.