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The Holocaust and Other Genocides

History, Representation, Ethics

by Helmut Walser Smith

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Vanderbilt University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Influence,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Europe,
  • Rwanda,
  • Holocaust,
  • Study & Teaching,
  • Atrocities,
  • Genocide,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Study and teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8169820M
    ISBN 100826514030
    ISBN 109780826514035

    Addressing the “Null Curriculum”: Teaching about Genocides Other than the Holocaust. Samuel Totten. Over the course of the past few decades, there has been a flurry of pedagogical activity at the secondary and university levels in regard to teaching about the Holocaust. 1 Such attention to the Holocaust is significant and useful; however, it is disconcerting that inclusion of “other. Holocaust survivors and supporters asked state lawmakers to require that the Holocaust of World War II and other historic genocides to be taught in Arizona schools. (Photo by Annabella Piunti/Cronkite News) Mesa high school senior Maritza Sanchez said she was naive when she first stepped into a year-long course on Holocaust literature.

    to teach about the Holocaust, genocide and crimes against humanity in a comparative fashion. These documents include: A rationale for a comparative study that relates the Holocaust to other genocides and crimes against humanity while providing an overview of . The eminent Jewish philosopher, Emil Fackenheim, offers a concise outline of the distinguishing characteristics of the Holocaust in his book, To Mend the World. The "Final Solution" was designed to exterminate every single Jewish man, woman and child. The only Jews who would have conceivably survived had Hitler been victorious were those who somehow escaped .

    The Florida Holocaust Museum's LESSON THURSDAY today is a step-by-step video on how to book a Holocaust Survivor, Second Generation Survivor, or Liberator to speak (virtually via Zoom) to your school, organization, or virtual audience through the Museum's Speakers' Bureau/5(). A central accomplishment of the Committee was the publication of the series of documents The Holocaust and Other Genocides1, which offers ideas and recommendations to educators teaching about the Holocaust and its relationship to other genocides and crimes against humanity.


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The Holocaust and Other Genocides by Helmut Walser Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Holocaust and Other Genocides is designed as a model for flexible, innovative teaching about this complex subject. It is also a sophisticated, interdisciplinary effort to create the conditions for discussing and understanding the genocides of the twentieth century/5(2).

This book attempts to address these questions to their fullest extent. A committee of international specialists in the field of Holocaust education compiled a report in which comparative studies between the Holocaust and other genocides are encour - aged.

At the same time, knowledge of modern genocides is often limited. 7 This book intends. 55 rows  This list of genocides by death toll includes death toll estimates of all deaths that are. The Nazi genocide of the Jews, while unique in some ways, was not the only genocide of the twentieth century.

This innovative book, the product of a year-long collaboration of scholars from many disciplines, is the first curriculum to systematically tie the teaching of the Holocaust to an analysis of the genocides in Armenia, Bosnia and Kosovo, and Rwanda.4/5(8).

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The Holocaust, like no other act or example of human evil, has inspired legions of lessons and “warnings,” as if they were required to justify the attention. The enshrinement of “tolerance” is only the most egregious example, but the Holocaust didn’t take place because of intolerance, and it would not have been prevented by tolerance.

Identifying the Holocaust as central to genocide studies, the authors document up-to-date knowledge on other genocides with the aim of encouraging broader education about the subject. Chapters accurately introduce the Holocaust and the Armenian, Cambodian, and Rwandan genocides, as well as genocide in Yugoslavia/5(1).

The book consists of five parts: introduction; history of the Holocaust; representations of the Holocaust in literature, film, and the arts; other genocides; and ethics. The curriculum, shaped with feedback from those who teach Holocaust studies, Brand: Vanderbilt University Press.

"The Holocaust and Other Genocides" is designed as a model for flexible, innovative teaching about this complex subject.

It is also a sophisticated, interdisciplinary effort to create the conditions for discussing and understanding the genocides of the twentieth century.

Holocaust and Other Genocides will also be published as a resource on IWitness. Šmok presented the book to a packed audience of guests at the Havel Presidential Library in Prague on Jan.

His talk, "Why should we be interested in the genocides of the past?" presented the USC Shoah Foundation and its work, stages of genocide, repetitive. My conception of the Holocaust in its relation to other genocides is quite different from that of many of my colleagues.

See, in my eyes, the Holocaust is an extreme form of genocide. It includes, therefore, a very large number of elements that are found in other genocides as well: the main one being the suffering of the victims, because the.

Focusing on the major cases of genocide in twentieth-century Europe, including the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust and genocide in the former Yugoslavia, as well as mass killing in the Soviet Union, this book outlines the internal and external roots of genocide.

Internal causes lie in the rise of radical nationalism and the breakdown of old empires, while external causes lie in. But few genocides have been as sweeping or well-documented as the the Nazi Holocaust, Adolf Hitler’s “final solution to the Jewish question.” It is important to understand the socioeconomic state of Germany in the years following World War One; the country had acquired a massive debt, and forced war reparations utterly destroyed their.

The Nazi genocide of the Jews, while unique in some ways, was not the only genocide of the 20th century. This innovative book, the product of a year-long collaboration of scholars from many disciplines, systematically ties the teaching of the Holocaust to an analysis of the genocides in Armenia, Bosnia and Kosovo, and Rwanda.4/5(8).

Get this from a library. The Holocaust and other genocides: an introduction. [Barbara Boender; Uğur Ümit Üngör; Wichert ten Have;] -- "This unique guidebook offers concise information about five 20th-century cases of genocide, as well as the responses of international justice.

By relevant use of illustrations and references, and by. One strategy for “universalizing” the Holocaust is to engage in word games–to reframe it as some kind of “representative” or “stand-in” for all other genocides.

This clever-sounding gambit is purely an invention of the Judeocentrists: At no time did the peoples of the world vote to let the Shoah serve as a “stand-in” for their. To deal effectively with learning about the Holocaust and other genocides in a classroom situation, reliable knowledge about the courses of history is needed.

This unique guidebook offers concise information about five 20th-century cases of genocide, as well as the response of international justice. THE GENOCIDES is a disturbing book: full of violence, unlikable characters, and an ending that will leave most people either flustered or upset but, on the other hand, this is a very cool story.

The earth as we know it has been overrun with an alien plant species/5. In Holocaust Memories, Moscovici has given us a panoramic view of the Shoah and framed it with other modern genocides.

This book is at once much broader than virtually any other work I know, deeper than most in its gentle insistence that we persist in wrestling with the most fundamental moral questions.5/5. Viva Edexcel text book modules with listening files.

Module 2 - school. Module 7 - A currar (let's work) Theme 4. Module 7 - work text book and listening files (Theme 4) Year 7. The Holocaust and other Genocides.

Use the resources below to complete any catch up work due to long absence or school closure. I would disagree with many of the answers here. The genocide of the Shoah was NOT unique because it was carried out by a “civilized[sic]” (read western) power.

Western states were responsible for plenty of genocides. Nor is it merely the scope tha.PROMOTION OF THE HOLOCAUST OVER THAT OF OTHER GENOCIDES: AN INJUSTICE TO NON-JEWISH GENOCIDES. The author notes that “the Holocaust” has become part of the civil religion of Israel.

(p. 88). It also plays a major role in the self-identity of American Jews. (p. 89). [In extremes, this leads to Holocaust supremacism and Holocaustianity.].The Holocaust and Other Genocides: An Introduction With the exception of the article about the Holocaust, all of the other articles of this book are in chronological order.

I would like to thank Shulamit Imber, Pedagogical Director of the International School for Holocaust Studies, for drawing this point to my attention.