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Black earth : the Holocaust as history and warning /

by Snyder, Timothy [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First edition.Description: xiii, 462 pages : maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781101903452; 1101903457; 9781101903476; 1101903473; .Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | World War (1939-1945) | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Antisemitism | World War, 1939-1945 | Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 | Antisemitism | Germany | Politics and government | Aktualit´┐Żat | Ideologie | Judenvernichtung | Nationalsozialismus | 1933-1945
Contents:
Prologue -- Introduction: Hitler's world -- Living space -- Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow -- The promise of Palestine -- The state destroyers -- Double occupation -- The greater evil -- Germans, Poles, Soviets, Jews -- The Auschwitz paradox -- Sovereignty and survival -- The grey saviors -- Partisans of God and man -- The righteous few -- Conclusion: our world -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- A note on usages -- Archives and abbreviations -- Published sources -- Index.
Summary: "In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth century, and reveals the risks that we face in the twenty-first. Based on untapped sources from eastern Europe and forgotten testimonies from Jewish survivors, Black Earth recounts the mass murder of the Jews as an event that is still close to us, more comprehensible than we would like to think, and thus all the more terrifying ... By overlooking the lessons of the Holocaust, Snyder concludes, we have misunderstood modernity and endangered the future. The early twenty-first century is coming to resemble the early twentieth, as growing preoccupations with food and water accompany ideological challenges to global order. Our world is closer to Hitler's than we like to admit, and saving it requires us to see the Holocaust as it was -- and ourselves as we are"--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-434) and index.

Prologue -- Introduction: Hitler's world -- Living space -- Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow -- The promise of Palestine -- The state destroyers -- Double occupation -- The greater evil -- Germans, Poles, Soviets, Jews -- The Auschwitz paradox -- Sovereignty and survival -- The grey saviors -- Partisans of God and man -- The righteous few -- Conclusion: our world -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- A note on usages -- Archives and abbreviations -- Published sources -- Index.

"In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth century, and reveals the risks that we face in the twenty-first. Based on untapped sources from eastern Europe and forgotten testimonies from Jewish survivors, Black Earth recounts the mass murder of the Jews as an event that is still close to us, more comprehensible than we would like to think, and thus all the more terrifying ... By overlooking the lessons of the Holocaust, Snyder concludes, we have misunderstood modernity and endangered the future. The early twenty-first century is coming to resemble the early twentieth, as growing preoccupations with food and water accompany ideological challenges to global order. Our world is closer to Hitler's than we like to admit, and saving it requires us to see the Holocaust as it was -- and ourselves as we are"--Jacket.

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