Black Earth

Black Earth

The Holocaust as History and Warning

Book - 2015
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Presents a history of the Holocaust that offers insights into Hitler's genocidal views and the partisan groups who supported Jewish targets, arguing that wrong conclusions about the Holocaust are compromising the world's future.
Publisher: New York :, Tim Duggan Books,, [2015]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781101903452
Branch Call Number: 940.5318 SNY
Characteristics: xiii, 462 pages : maps ; 24 cm


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Apr 08, 2016

This is a very important book. It's key message is it is not enough to remember the past if we are to learn from it, but we must understand it. Snyder brings to light little understood key facts about the Holocaust that are astonishing.

Nov 21, 2015

Best analysis of the Nazi philosophy. Snyder describes how Hitler viewed Jews, other ethnicities, and the Soviet Union and planned on destroying states in the service of constructing a racial empire. Well written, easy to read, and accurate.

Nov 04, 2015

One of the finest books I've read. Powerful, insightful, deeply researched and thoughtfully written. A more uplifting 2nd volume in the Bloodlands/Black Earth pair.
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