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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 18 November 1993
  • ISBN : 0195085574
  • Page : 358 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 9 voters

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Arguing that the European and white American destruction of the native American people was the most massive act of genocide in the history of the world, Stannard attempts to set the records straight on what befell American Indians over the last five centuries.

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American Holocaust

American Holocaust
  • Author : David E. Stannard
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1993-11-18
  • ISBN : 0195085574
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Arguing that the European and white American destruction of the native American people was the most massive act of genocide in the history of the world, Stannard attempts to set the records straight on what befell American Indians over the last five centuries.

American Holocaust

American Holocaust
  • Author : David E. Stannard
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1993-11-18
  • ISBN : 9780199838905
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For four hundred years--from the first Spanish assaults against the Arawak people of Hispaniola in the 1490s to the U.S. Army's massacre of Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee in the 1890s--the indigenous inhabitants of North and South America endured an unending firestorm of violence. During that time the native population of the Western Hemisphere declined by as many as 100 million people. Indeed, as historian David E. Stannard argues in this stunning new book, the European and white American destruction

American Holocaust

American Holocaust
  • Author : David E. Stannard
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1993-11-18
  • ISBN : 9780195085570
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This controversial treatise focuses on the social and cultural issues involved in the invasion of the Americas by European nations. It describes the suppression or extermination of native cultures, and focuses on the cultural and ideological principles behind the colonization efforts.

The Holocaust In American Life

The Holocaust In American Life
  • Author : Peter Novick
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2000-09-20
  • ISBN : 9780547349619
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Prize-winning historian Peter Novick illuminates the reasons Americans ignored the Holocaust for so long -- how dwelling on German crimes interfered with Cold War mobilization; how American Jews, not wanting to be thought of as victims, avoided the subject. He explores in absorbing detail the decisions that later moved the Holocaust to the center of American life: Jewish leaders invoking its memory to muster support for Israel and to come out on top in a sordid competition over what group

American Indian Holocaust and Survival

American Indian Holocaust and Survival
  • Author : Russell Thornton
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 1987
  • ISBN : 080612220X
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Demographic overview of North American history describing in detail the holocaust that occurred to the Indians.

American Jewry and the Holocaust

American Jewry and the Holocaust
  • Author : Yehuda Bauer
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-01
  • ISBN : 9780814343470
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In this volume Yehudi Bauer describes the efforts made to aid European victims of World War II by the New York-based American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, American Jewry's chief representative abroad. Drawing on the mass of unpublished material in the JDC archives and other repositories, as well as on his thorough knowledge of recent and continuing research into the Holocaust, he focuses alternately on the personalities and institutional decisions in New York and their effects on the JDC workers and

Americans and the Holocaust

Americans and the Holocaust
  • Author : Daniel Greene,Edward Phillips
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • ISBN : 1978821697
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This edited collection of more than one hundred primary sources from the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s--including newspaper and magazine articles, popular culture materials, and government records--reveals how Americans debated their responsibility to respond to Nazism. It includes valuable resources for students and historians seeking to shed light on this dark era in world history.

America, American Jews, and the Holocaust

America, American Jews, and the Holocaust
  • Author : Jeffrey Gurock
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-16
  • ISBN : 9781136675287
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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Displaced Persons

Displaced Persons
  • Author : Joseph Berger
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-05-11
  • ISBN : 1439122083
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In this touching account, veteran New York Times reporter Joseph Berger describes how his own family of Polish Jews -- with one son born at the close of World War II and the other in a "displaced persons" camp outside Berlin -- managed against all odds to make a life for themselves in the utterly foreign landscape of post-World War II America. Paying eloquent homage to his parents' extraordinary courage, luck, and hard work while illuminating as never before the

Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief
  • Author : Deborah E. Lipstadt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1993-02-08
  • ISBN : 9781439105344
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This most complete study to date of American press reactions to the Holocaust sets forth in abundant detail how the press nationwide played down or even ignored reports of Jewish persecutions over a twelve-year period.

Nazi Nexus

Nazi Nexus
  • Author : Edwin Black
  • Publisher : Dialog Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03-01
  • ISBN : 9780914153177
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Nazi Nexus is the long-awaited wrap-up in a single explosive volume that details the pivotal corporate American connection to the Holocaust. The biggest names and crimes are all there. IBM and its facilitation of the identification and accelerated destruction of the Jews; General Motors and its rapid motorization of the German military enabling the conquest of Europe and the capture of Jews everywhere; Ford Motor Company for its political inspiration; the Rockefeller Foundation for its financing of deadly eugenic science

Learning from the Germans

Learning from the Germans
  • Author : Susan Neiman
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • ISBN : 9780374715526
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As an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the evils of the past In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over reparations, and the controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and the contested memories they evoke, Susan Neiman’s Learning from the Germans delivers an urgently needed perspective on how a country can come

Holocaust Angst

Holocaust Angst
  • Author : Jacob S. Eder
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-07-01
  • ISBN : 9780190237844
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In the face of an outpouring of research on Holocaust history, Holocaust Angst takes an innovative approach. It explores how Germans perceived and reacted to how Americans publicly commemorated the Holocaust. It argues that a network of mostly conservative West German officials and their associates in private organizations and foundations, with Chancellor Kohl located at its center, perceived themselves as the "victims" of the afterlife of the Holocaust in America. They were concerned that public manifestations of Holocaust memory, such

Out of Hiding: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey to America (With a Foreword by Alan Gratz)

Out of Hiding: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey to America (With a Foreword by Alan Gratz)
  • Author : Ruth Gruener
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2020-10-20
  • ISBN : 9781338627473
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With a foreword by Alan Gratz, New York Times bestselling author of Refugee. Ruth Gruener was a hidden child during the Holocaust. At the end of the war, she and her parents were overjoyed to be free. But their struggles as displaced people had just begun.In war-ravaged Europe, they waited for paperwork for a chance to come to America. Once they arrived in Brooklyn, they began to build a new life, but spoke little English. Ruth started at a

America's Soul in Balance

America's Soul in Balance
  • Author : Gregory Wallance
  • Publisher : Greenleaf Book Group
  • Release Date : 2012-04-01
  • ISBN : 9781608322947
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After America entered World War II, a genuine opportunity arose to save at least 70,000 Romanian Jews who had been deported to the killing fields of Transnistria. This title presents the true story of the senior officials of the US State Department at the height of World War II, whom some accused of being accomplices of Hitler.