Denying the Holocaust

Denying the Holocaust : The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory

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Everyone is familiar with the haunting and powerful images of death in the Nazi concentration camps, especially with films such as "Schindler's List". Yet there is a growing faction that denies that these events ever took place. This book investigates this trend in holocaust denial.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 317.51g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • index
  • 0140241574
  • 9780140241570

Table of contents

Canaries in the mine - Holocaust denial and the limited power of reason; the antecedents - history, conspiracy, and fantasy; in the shadow of World War 2 - denial's first steps; the first stirrings of denial in America; Austin J. App - the world of immoral equivalencies; denial - a tool of the radical right; entering the mainstream - the case of Arthur Butz; the Institute for Historical Review; the gas chamber controversy; the battle for the campus; watching on the Rhine - the future course of Holocaust denial. Appendix: twisting the truth - Zyklon-B, the gas chambers, and the "Diary of Anne Frank".
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