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Plunder of Jewish Property During the Holocaust: Confronting European History Avi Beker

Plunder of Jewish Property During the Holocaust: Confronting European History

Avi Beker

Published March 14th 2001
ISBN : 9781280222795
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368 pages
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More than fifty years after the Holocaust, European and other countries are confronting newly-emerging memories and guilt-filled ghosts from the past. The campaign for the restitution of Jewish property stolen during the Holocaust touched a raw nerveMoreMore than fifty years after the Holocaust, European and other countries are confronting newly-emerging memories and guilt-filled ghosts from the past. The campaign for the restitution of Jewish property stolen during the Holocaust touched a raw nerve within European society and, together with the end of the Cold War and generational change, created a need to re-evaluate conventional historical truths.A group of experts joined together to review in this book how the issue was dealt with in different countries and how national myths must be re-examined.