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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Introduction : Weimar modernism Ernst Bloch's theory of nonsimultaneity Berlin Dada, Carl Schmitt, Georg Lukács, and the critique of contemplation From contemplation to distraction : the culture of inflation and the inflation of culture The art of disappearance : Adorno's aesthetics of modernism and Alban Berg's music From distraction to mobilization : Ernst Jünger, photography, and the imperial gaze of the worker From mobilization to interruption : dialectic at a standstill or Walter Benjamin on the politicization of the aesthetic in Brecht's epic theater.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.