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A World Without Jews
The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide

Alon Confino

Why exactly did the Nazis burn the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germany on November 9, 1938? The perplexing event has not been adequately accounted for by historians in their large-scale assessments of how and why the Holocaust occurred. In this gripping new analysis, Alon Confino draws on an array of archives across three continents to propose a penetrating new assessment of one of the central moral problems of the twentieth century. To a surprising extent, Confino demonstrates, the mass murder of Jews during the war years was powerfully anticipated in the culture of the prewar years.

The author shifts his focus away from the debates over what the Germans did or did not know about the Holocaust and explores instead how Germ...

2014   304 pp.  32 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300188547  $30.00
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The Genius
Elijah of Vilna and the Making of Modern Judaism
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Hans Christian Andersen
European Witness
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The Making of the First World War
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Yale French Studies, Number 125/126
Time for Baudelaire (Poetry, Theory, History)
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Atlas of the Ethno-Political History of the Caucasus
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Becoming Freud
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The Great War for Peace
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Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943
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The Spanish Inquisition
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Zulu Warriors
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The Literary Churchill
Author, Reader, Actor
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The Kremlin's Scholar
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The Invention of News
How the World Came to Know About Itself
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The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas, Barrelmaker, 1914-1918

The Great War Seen from the Air
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Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East
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The Danube
A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest

The Christian Monitors
The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730
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