Under the Shadow of the Swastika - Bennett, R.
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This book is a study in the ethics of war. It is the only work which focuses on the moral dilemmas of resistance and collaboration in Nazi-occupied Europe, including a detailed examination of Jewish resistance. It presents a comprehensive guide to the harrowing ethical choices that confronted people in response to the German doctrine of collective responsibility: reprisal killings and hostage-taking. Also included: discussion of violations of the Laws of War (especially torture) by the resistance.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book is a study in the ethics of war. It is the only work which focuses on the moral dilemmas of resistance and collaboration in Nazi-occupied Europe, including a detailed examination of Jewish resistance. It presents a comprehensive guide to the harrowing ethical choices that confronted people in response to the German doctrine of collective responsibility: reprisal killings and hostage-taking. Also included: discussion of violations of the Laws of War (especially torture) by the resistance.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan / Springer Palgrave Macmillan
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-1-349-39724-2
  • 1st ed. 1999
  • Seitenzahl: 332
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. Mai 1999
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 140mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 418g
  • ISBN-13: 9781349397242
  • ISBN-10: 1349397245
  • Artikelnr.: 45585097
Autorenporträt
RAB BENNETT is Senior Lecturer in Politics and currently lectures on The Ethics of War and The Holocaust at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has taught at University College, Swansea and University of Liverpool.
Inhaltsangabe
Acknowledgements Prefatory Quotations Introduction Myths & Realities of Resistance The Moral Grey Zone: Collaboration Moral Choices in Occupied Europe German Security Policy & the Moral Dilemmas of Resistance Collective Responsibility & the Responsibility of Resistance Jewish Resistance/Jewish Collaboration Jewish Resistance & the Dilemma of Collective Responsibility SOE and British Moral Responsibility for Resistance Conclusion Index of Atrocities, Hostage & Reprisal Killings General Index
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'This is a history book of the best sort: an even-handed account that makes us question the assumptions we have taken for granted and look back at the details we have too often overlooked, tried hard to forget or swept away.' - Dr Robert Eaglestone, Royal Holloway, University of London