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    Description"The Holocaust in Italian Culture, 1944-2010" is the first major study of how postwar Italy confronted, or failed to confront, the Holocaust. Fascist Italy was the model for Nazi Germany, and Mussolini was Hitler's prime ally in the Second World War. But Italy also became a theater of war and a victim of Nazi persecution after 1943, as resistance, collaboration, and civil war raged. Many thousands of Italians--Jews and others--were deported to concentration camps throughout Europe. After the war, Italian culture produced a vast array of stories, images, and debate through which it came to terms with the Holocaust's difficult legacy. Gordon probes a rich range of cultural material as he paints a picture of this shared encounter with the darkest moment of twentieth-century history. His book explores aspects of Italian national identity and memory, offering a new model for analyzing the interactions between national and international images of the Holocaust.


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    Title
    The Holocaust in Italian Culture, 1944-2010
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert S.C. Gordon
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780804763462
    ISBN 10: 0804763461
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    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
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    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DST
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BIC subject category V2: JFSR1, HBTZ1
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
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    Ingram Theme: TOPC/HOLOCT
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    LC classification: DS135.I8 G66 2012
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    BISAC region code: 1.5.3.0.0.0.0
    Publisher
    Stanford University Press
    Imprint name
    Stanford University Press
    Publication date
    15 July 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Palo Alto
    Author Information
    Robert S. C. Gordon is Professor of Modern Italian Culture at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College. He is the author of "Primo Levi's Ordinary Virtues" (2001) and "'Outrageous Fortune': Luck and the Holocaust" (2010).
    Review quote
    "[A]n outstanding guide to the last 70 years, full of insight, subtle distinctions, and always readable."--David Cesarani, "Modern Italy"