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Genocide as the Nazi locomotive of history

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0127 | RG Number: RG-10.117

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    Description
    Helen Fein's essay, which she presented to the "Les genocides" conference in Paris (08-10 December 1989), "Genocide as the Nazi Locomotive of History: Trains of Boxed Victims," attempts to prove that the Holocaust should be "understood in the context of Nazi ideology and German war goals" and that "genocide was the ultimately defining program and strategy of Nazi Germany." To demonstrate the correctness of her hypotheses, Fein's essay discusses Nazi antisemitism and members of the party's attitudes about gays, people of Slavs, and Roma.
    Subtitle
    Trains of boxed victims
    Date
    1989
    Collection Creator
    Helen Fein
    Biography
    Helen Fein is the executive director of the Institute for the Study of Genocide, based in New York.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 folder

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Fein, Helen.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Helen Fein gave a copy of her essay to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Feb. 1994.
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    2023-02-24 14:01:41
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