A World without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide

  title={A World without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide},
  author={Devin O. Pendas},
  journal={German History},
  • D. Pendas
  • Published 1 June 2015
  • Sociology
  • German History
The Nazis burned thousands of copies of the Hebrew Bible on November 9 and 10, 1938, in hundreds of communities across the Reich. Why? The substantial contribution of Alon Confino to the scholarship on the Holocaust rests on this key question, which previous historiography has ignored. According to the interpretation presented in A World Without Jews, this “intentional act” was “part of a larger story Germans told themselves during the Third Reich about who they were, where they came from, how… Expand
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