Bringing the Dark Past to Light: The Reception of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe

  title={Bringing the Dark Past to Light: The Reception of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe},
  author={John-Paul Himka and Joanna Beata Michlic},
Despite the Holocaust's profound impact on the history of Eastern Europe, the communist regimes successfully repressed public discourse about and memory of this tragedy. Since the collapse of communism in 1989, however, this has changed. Not only has a wealth of archival sources become available, but there have also been oral history projects and interviews recording the testimonies of eyewitnesses who experienced the Holocaust as children and young adults. Recent political, social, and… 
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