By Alon Confino
the writer shifts his concentration clear of the debates over what the Germans did or didn't find out about the Holocaust and explores in its place how Germans got here to conceive of the assumption of a Germany with no Jews. He lines the tales the Nazis instructed themselveswhere they got here from and the place they have been headingand how these tales resulted in the belief that Jews has to be eliminated to ensure that the recent Nazi civilization to come up. The construction of this new empire required that Jews and Judaism be erased from Christian historical past, and this was once the inspirationand justificationfor Kristallnacht. As Germans imagined a destiny international with out Jews, persecution and extermination turned conceivable, or even justifiable.
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A World Without Jews:The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide by Alon Confino