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Genocide/Holocaust: What is the Holocaust?

This Libguide will provide foundation information on the subject of genocide and specifically the Holocaust. Please refer to the library catalog or check directly with a librarian for additional information.

What is the Holocaust?

                                                                                 Auschwitz photo courtsey of sixtwelve/flickr 

"How did a specific and situated historical event, an event marked by ethnic and racial hatred, violence, and war, become transformed into a generalized symbol of human suffering and moral evil, a universalized symbol whose very existence has created historically unprecedented opportunities for ethnic, racial, and religious justice, for mutual recognition, and for global conflicts becoming regulated in a more civil way?"

Jeffery C. Alexander

Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

 

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