Dossier History

Visions and Revisions of the Holocaust

by Cristelle Terroni , 29 July 2013

Recent publications on the Holocaust, as well as the opening of a new archival site for researchers, have enriched the history and historiography of what remains as the most traumatic event of the 20th century. From Saul Friedländer’s cohesive rendition of the genesis and enactment of the final solution (2007), to the opening of the Bad Arolsen archives in Germany in 2008, and the new study of the Warsaw Ghetto archives by Samuel D. Kassow (2007), this dossier presents a selection of five reviews and essays recently published on Books&Ideas, showing that the study of the Holocaust continues to stir up considerable interest in the international research community.

Ivan jablonka, 1939-1945: The Germans exterminate the Jews, published in Books&Ideas on March 21st 2013

Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Opening the Nazi archives at Bad Arolsen, published in Books&Ideas on April 11th, 2013

Florence Heymann, Ghettos: Centers of Jewish Resistance?, published in Books&Ideas, published in Books&Ideas on April 25th, 2013

Audrey Kichelewski, Who Will Write Our History? New Perspectives on the Warsaw Ghetto Archives, published in Books&Ideas on 0ctober 3rd, 2012

Simon Perego, A So-Called Silence, American Jews and the Memory of the Holocaust, published in Books&Ideas, on May 4th, 2012

by Cristelle Terroni, 29 July 2013

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Cristelle Terroni, « Visions and Revisions of the Holocaust », Books and Ideas , 29 July 2013. ISSN : 2105-3030. URL :

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