The Resource Black earth : the Holocaust as history and warning, Timothy Snyder

Black earth : the Holocaust as history and warning, Timothy Snyder

Label
Black earth : the Holocaust as history and warning
Title
Black earth
Title remainder
the Holocaust as history and warning
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Snyder
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth century, and reveals the risks that we face in the twenty-first. Based on untapped sources from eastern Europe and forgotten testimonies from Jewish survivors, Black Earth recounts the mass murder of the Jews as an event that is still close to us, more comprehensible than we would like to think, and thus all the more terrifying. By overlooking the lessons of the Holocaust, Snyder concludes, we have misunderstood modernity and endangered the future. The early twenty-first century is coming to resemble the early twentieth, as growing preoccupations with food and water accompany ideological challenges to global order. Our world is closer to Hitler's than we like to admit, and saving it requires us to see the Holocaust as it was -- and ourselves as we are. Groundbreaking, authoritative, and utterly absorbing, Black Earth reveals a Holocaust that is not only history but warning" -- Book jacket
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Snyder, Timothy
Dewey number
940.53/18
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D804.3
LC item number
.S69 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Politics and government
  • HISTORY / Holocaust
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II
  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
  • Germany
  • Germany
Label
Black earth : the Holocaust as history and warning, Timothy Snyder
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 350-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Introduction: Hitler's world -- Living space -- Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow -- The promise of Palestine -- The state destroyers -- Double occupation -- The greater evil -- Germans, Poles, Soviets, Jews -- The Auschwitz paradox -- Sovereignty and survival -- The grey saviors -- Partisans of God and man -- The righteous few -- Conclusion: Our world -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- A note on usages -- Archives and abbreviations -- Published sources -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 462 pages
Isbn
9781101903452
Lccn
2015016818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9781101903452
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915056863
  • 2160531
  • (OCoLC)915056863
  • (OCoLC)ocn915056863
  • 2160531
  • 2235462
  • 2235462
Label
Black earth : the Holocaust as history and warning, Timothy Snyder
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 350-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Introduction: Hitler's world -- Living space -- Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow -- The promise of Palestine -- The state destroyers -- Double occupation -- The greater evil -- Germans, Poles, Soviets, Jews -- The Auschwitz paradox -- Sovereignty and survival -- The grey saviors -- Partisans of God and man -- The righteous few -- Conclusion: Our world -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- A note on usages -- Archives and abbreviations -- Published sources -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 462 pages
Isbn
9781101903452
Lccn
2015016818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9781101903452
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915056863
  • 2160531
  • (OCoLC)915056863
  • (OCoLC)ocn915056863
  • 2160531
  • 2235462
  • 2235462

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