Lawrence L. Langer
By Lawrence L. Langer
Cataloguing the ‘Missed Destiny of Death’
Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, Volume II Edited by Martin Dean Geoffrey P. Megargee, General Editor Indiana University Press, 2,036 pages, $236 Over the past two decades, a number of essential works have contributed to both our knowledge of the Nazi regime during World War II and its plans to conquer Europe and eventually…
The Erosion of the Holocaust
THE END OF THE HOLOCAUST By Alvin H. Rosenfeld Indiana University Press, 328 pages, $29.95 The impact of the Holocaust on contemporary culture has been enormous; less recognized has been the impact of contemporary culture on what we think of as “the Holocaust.” The main thrust of Alvin Rosenfeld’s “The End of the Holocaust” is…
Notes From Underground
Journey Through the Inferno By Adam Boren Unites States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 200 pages, $15.95. * * *| Yesterday: My Story By Hadassah Rosensaft United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 207 pages, $15.95. * * *| A principal value of Holocaust survivor memoirs is that they focus on the victim as subject rather than object. They…
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