Reporting the Holocaust in the British, Swedish and Finnish Press, 1945-50

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byAntero Holmila

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Examining how the press in Britain, Sweden and Finland responded to the Holocaust immediately after the Second World War, Holmila offers new insights into the challenge posed by the Holocaust for liberal democracies by looking at the reporting of the liberation of the camps, the Nuremberg trial and the Jewish immigration to Palestine.

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Examining how the press in Britain, Sweden and Finland responded to the Holocaust immediately after the Second World War, Holmila offers new insights into the challenge posed by the Holocaust for liberal democracies by looking at the reporting of the liberation of the camps, the Nuremberg trial and the Jewish immigration to Palestine.

ANTERO HOLMILA is Lecturer at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His other books include the first in-depth textbook about the Holocaust written in Finnish, Holokausti. Tapahtumat ja Tulkinnat, and an edited volume on the Winter War and the World’s Press - Talvisota muiden silmin. Maailman lehdistö ja Suomen taistelu.
Format:PerfectDimensions:276 pages, 8.6 × 5.6 × 1 inPublished:August 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230229778

ISBN - 13:9780230229778

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Introduction
PART I: THE FIRST RESPONSES TO THE HOLOCAUST: THE LIBERATION OF THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS
The British Press Responds to the Liberation of the Concentration Camps
The Swedish Press and the Liberation of the Concentration Camps
The Finnish Press and the Liberation of the Concentration Camps
PART II: THE NUREMBERG TRIAL 1945-46 AND THE HOLOCAUST THROUGH PRESS DISCOURSES IN BRITAIN, SWEDEN AND FINLAND
Responding to the Nazi Crimes: The British Press and the Nuremberg Trial
Victors, Vanquished and Neutrals: The Swedish Press and the Nuremberg Trial
The Nuremberg Trial in the Finnish Press Discourse
PART III: FROM SUFFERING TO SILENCE: THE PRESS AND HOLOCAUST DISCOURSES, 1946-1950
The Problem of Displaced Jews and the Holocaust
The Holocaust, the Founding of Israel and the Arab-Israeli War in the British, Swedish and Finnish Press
Forgetting to Remember. The Press Discourse, the Cold War and Conjunctures of Remembrance
Conclusions
Appendices
Notes
Bibliography
Index