The Fallacy of Race and the Shoah by Naomi KramerThe Fallacy of Race and the Shoah by Naomi Kramer

The Fallacy of Race and the Shoah

byNaomi Kramer, Ronald Headland

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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Naomi Kramer and Ronald Headland approach the universal issues that inevitably arise in discussing the Holocaust -- evil, courage, human dignity, moral responsibility and the existential qualities of humankind -- through individual experience. Consisting of two main parts, the book explores one individual's experience during the Shoah and the historical context in which these experiences occurred. It includes a comprehensive historical summary of the Shoah and represents a succinct synopsis of existing secondary literature and primary sources. A bibliography and extensive glossary of terms relating to both Jewish life and the Shoah are included.
Naomi Kramer is Education Director of the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, has lectured extensively on human rights, has curated numerous exhibits and is an editor of Building History: the Shoah in Art Memory, and Myth.Ronald Headland teaches at Vanier College in Montreal and is the author of Messages of Murder: A Study of the Repor...
Title:The Fallacy of Race and the ShoahFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 11 × 8 × 1 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:University Of Ottawa PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

ContentsPrefaceForeword -- Peter KleinmannOne- Munkacs - Jewish Communal Life- Antisemitism on the Rise - Hungarian Occupation- Munkacs Guetto - Jews Alone- Deportation - Fear and Humiliation- Auschwitz - The Evil of Man- Gross-Rosen - Slavery and Scavenging- Death March - Succumbing- Flossenbürg - The Interminable Void- Muselmann - The Last Selection- Liberation? - Imprisoned in Memory- Aftermath - Another Unknown World- Visualizing Memory - A Last DetailMillions- Jewish Life - Prewar Europe- Nazi Ideology and Antisemitism - Germany- Ghettos - Identification and Isolation- Institutionalized Discrimination- Einsatzgruppen - First Organized Mass Murders- The Final Solution - Deportations and Camps- The Shoah in Carpatho-Ruthenia/Hungary - The End of Reprieve- Death Marches - Final Organized Mass Murders- Liberation - Memory with ConsequenceGlossaryBibliography and Suggestions for Further ReadingIndex

From Our Editors

Through individual experiences, this book examines the themes associated with the Holocaust, including evil, courage, human dignity and moral responsibility. It covers historical content in which personal experiences have occurred, a synopsis of secondary literature and primary sources. The Fallacy of Race and the Shoah also includes a bibliography and glossary of terms related to Judaism and the Shoah.

Editorial Reviews

Just when it seemed nothing new could be said about the Holocaust, Naomi Kramer has written a remarkable book full of compelling insights. Through the creative use of archival documents, survivors' accounts and historical studies, she has made a profound contribution to our understanding of the Shoah. This is a book at times moving, at times academic, but always riveting... This is a textual, wonderfully nuanced study that deserves a wide audience.