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Prologue: What's It For?; Chronology: Events Advancing Holocaust Studies, 1945-2020; Part One: Journeys; 1. Places I Have Been; 2. Peripheral Vision; 3. Living Alongside the Holocaust: A Personal and Professional Journey; 4. The Memorialist; Part Two: Challenges; 5. Holocaust Studies: A Compass; 6. Thinking Back and Looking Forward: Holocaust Education in a Troubled World; 7. Culture Matters: Warnings and Implications from the Holocaust; 8. Catholics, the Holocaust, and the Burden of History; 9. Intersections: Holocaust Studies, Personal Lives; Part Three: Prospects; 10. Holocaust Studies: Why, How, and Wherefore; 11. My Unorthodox Path: Towards Integrative, Interdisciplinary, and Comparative Holocaust Studies; 12. A Stone under the Wheel of History; 13. Words Matter; Epilogue: Why?

About the Author

Carol Rittner is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Dr. Marsha Raticoff Grossman Professor Emerita of Holocaust Studies, Stockton University. Her books include The Holocaust and the Christian World: Reflections on the Past, Challenges for the Future and Women, the Holocaust, and Genocide.John K. Roth is Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Founding Director, Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights (now the Mgrublian Center for Human Rights), Claremont McKenna College. His books include The Failures of Ethics: Confronting the Holocaust, Genocide, and Other Mass Atrocities and Sources of Holocaust Insight: Learning and Teaching about the Genocide.

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"... an illuminating, probing, thrilling, sobering, questing, far-ranging, and ultimately reaffirming series of personal stories and surveys of the current and future state of Holocaust studies."Richard Middleton-Kaplan, Shalom, US"Advancing Holocaust Studies is a riveting collection of essays by world-re-nowned scholars in the field, reflecting on both their personal journeys and the professional lenses through which they see their research, teaching, and writing. Through these individual voices, the reader is presented not only with the complex-ity of the field as it has evolved but indications about its future directions."Joey G. Gratz, Gratz College, Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations

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