Bystanders to the Holocaust: A Re-evaluation

Bystanders to the Holocaust: A Re-evaluation

by David Cesarani, Paul A. Levine
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714652709

ISBN-13: 9780714652702

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Neutral governments and agencies, Jews living in relative safety, occupied countries, ordinary Germans, and above all Allied governments are among the Holocaust Bystanders considered in nine papers from a symposium held in Uppsala, Sweden, in September 1999. Mostly European historians consider the search for nuance in the study of Bystanders, responses to mid-level

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Neutral governments and agencies, Jews living in relative safety, occupied countries, ordinary Germans, and above all Allied governments are among the Holocaust Bystanders considered in nine papers from a symposium held in Uppsala, Sweden, in September 1999. Mostly European historians consider the search for nuance in the study of Bystanders, responses to mid-level bureaucrats, and other topics. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714652702
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Mad Dogs and Englishmen: Towards a Taxonomy of Rescuers in a 'Bystander' Country - Britain 1933-4528
'Pissing in the Wind'? The Search for Nuance in the Study of Holocaust 'Bystanders'57
Constructing Allied Humanitarian Policy77
Switzerland, National Socialist Policy, and the Legacy of History103
The Lost Honour of the Bystanders? The Case of Jewish Emissaries in Switzerland146
'The War is Over - Now You Can Go Home!' Jewish Refugees and the Swedish Labour Market in the Shadow of the Holocaust171
A Study of Antisemitic Attitudes within Sweden's Wartime Utlanningsbyran199
Attitudes and Action: Comparing the Responses of Mid-level Bureaucrats to the Holocaust212
Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses237
Conclusion269
Abstracts273
Notes on Contributors279
Index281

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