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The Era of the Witness

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What is the role of survivor testimony in Holocaust remembrance? Today such recollections are considered among the most compelling and important historical sources we have, but this has not always been true. In The Era of the Witness, a concise, rigorously argued, and provocative work of cultural and intellectual history, Annette Wieviorka seeks to answer this surpassingly ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 27th 2006 by Cornell University Press (first published October 22nd 1998)
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interesting argument, particularly in the latter half of the book. a few really problematic errors but I'm not convinced they aren't a problem of the translation. solid though.
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