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Presented by SAJE and the Detroit Jewish Book Fair:
Join Jeffrey Veidlinger of the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan and Howard Lupovitch of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne Statue University for a discussion of Prof. Veidlinger's new book, About In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918-1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust.
About In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918-1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust:
Drawing upon long-neglected archival materials, including thousands of newly discovered witness testimonies, trial records, and official orders, acclaimed historian Jeffrey Veidlinger shows for the first time how the early twentieth-century wave of genocidal violence created the conditions for the Holocaust. Through stories of survivors, perpetrators, aid workers, and governmental officials, he explains how so many different groups of people came to the same conclusion: that killing Jews was an acceptable response to their various problems."
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