Kristallnacht 1938

Kristallnacht 1938

by Alan E Steinweis

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Kristallnacht 1938 by Alan E Steinweis

Kristallnacht revealed to the world the intent and extent of Nazi Judeophobia. However, it was seen essentially as the work of the Nazi leadership. Now, Alan Steinweis counters that view in his vision of Kristallnacht as a veritable pogrom - a popular cathartic convulsion of anti-Semitic violence that was manipulated from above but executed from below by large numbers of ordinary Germans rioting in the streets, heckling and taunting Jews, cheering Stormtroopers' hostility, and looting Jewish property on a massive scale.

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ISBN-13: 9780674054653
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 261 KB

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