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Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide By Paul R. Bartrop (Deakin University, Australia)

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide by Paul R. Bartrop (Deakin University, Australia)

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Discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar's background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters, and analyse each thinker's contributions to the field.

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide Summary

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide by Paul R. Bartrop (Deakin University, Australia)

This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar's background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters, and analyse each thinker's contributions to the field. Key figures discussed range from historians and philosophers, to theologians, anthropologists, art historians and sociologists, including:

  • Hannah Arendt
  • Christopher Browning
  • Primo Levi
  • Raphael Lemkin
  • Jacques Semelin
  • Saul Friedlander
  • Samantha Power
  • Hans Mommsen
  • Emil Fackenheim
  • Helen Fein
  • Adam Jones
  • Ben Kiernan.

A thoughtful collection of groundbreaking thinkers, this book is an ideal resource for academics, students, and all those interested in both the emerging and rapidly evolving field of Genocide Studies and the established field of Holocaust Studies.

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide Reviews

"Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through researchers/faculty." -- J. A. Drobnicki, CHOICE (September 2011)

'This book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in studying genocide and the Holocaust, either professionally or in some other less formal way.' - Emily Budick, The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, 17:6, p837 2012

About Paul R. Bartrop (Deakin University, Australia)

Paul R. Bartrop is an honorary fellow in the Faculty of Arts at Deakin University, Australia, and head of the Department of History at Bialik College in Melbourne. His publications for Routledge include The Genocide Studies Reader with Samuel Totten (2009). Steven L. Jacobs is Associate Professor and Aaron Aronov Chair of Judaic Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at The University of Alabama, USA. His most recent book is Confronting Genocide: Judaism, Christianity, Islam (2009).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide

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NLS9780415775519
9780415775519
0415775515
Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide by Paul R. Bartrop (Deakin University, Australia)
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Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2010-08-20
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