Geographies of obligation and the dissemination of news of the Holocaust

  title={Geographies of obligation and the dissemination of news of the Holocaust},
  author={Michael Fleming},
  journal={Holocaust Studies},
  pages={59 - 75}
ABSTRACT This article problematizes the relationship between spatial proximity and social distance to sharpen understanding of contemporary responses to the Holocaust. It examines how information about the Holocaust was sent west by the Polish Underground, shows how this information was disseminated in Britain, and explores the relationship between Western reactions to news of the Holocaust and responses in Poland. The article considers the varied “geographies of obligation” towards Europe’s… 


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