Can There Be a Political Science of the Holocaust?

@article{King2012CanTB,
  title={Can There Be a Political Science of the Holocaust?},
  author={Charles King},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={323 - 341}
}
  • C. King
  • Published 25 May 2012
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Perspectives on Politics
The substantial literature on mass violence, from ethnic cleansing to civil wars, has paid surprisingly little attention to the largest instance of mass violence in human history: the Holocaust. When political scientists have approached the subject, the trend has been to treat the Holocaust as a single case, comparing it—sometimes controversially—with other instances of genocide such as Rwanda or Cambodia. But historically grounded work on the destruction of European Jewry can help illuminate… 

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