New Books in History

Mary Fulbrook, “A Small Town Near Auschwitz: Ordinary Nazis and the Holocaust”

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New Books in History

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Mary Fulbrook, “A Small Town Near Auschwitz: Ordinary Nazis and the Holocaust”

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The question of how “ordinary Germans” managed to commit genocide is a classic (and troubling) one in modern historiography. It’s been well studied and so it’s hard to say anything new about it. But Mary Fulbrook has done precisely that in A Small Town Near Auschwitz: Ordinary Nazis and the Holocaust (Oxford University Press, 2012). In the book [...]