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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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