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A Nation on Trial: The Goldhagen Thesis and Historical Truth

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No recent work of history has generated as much interest as Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners. Purporting to solve the mystery of the Nazi holocaust, Goldhagen maintains that ordinary Germans were driven by fanatical anti-Semitism to murder the Jews. An immediate national best-seller, the book went on to create an international sensation.

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Paperback, 176 pages
Published March 15th 1998 by Holt Paperbacks
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He demolishes Goldhagen's Zionist thesis that the German people in 1940 were all anti Semitic and proceeds to look more closely at the facts and circumstances of the Holocaust.
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