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2009 | 57 | 4 | 679-702

Article title

THE UNIVERSALITY OF ANTI-SEMITISM AND THE UNIQUENESS OF HOLOCAUST: SLOVAKIA AS A CASE STUDY (Vseobecnost antisemitizmu a jedinecnost holokaustu: priklad Slovenska)

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SK

Abstracts

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While anti-Semitism is usually perceived as universal phenomena, the Holocaust is often viewed as a unique and unprecedented event. However, when it comes to explaining the Holocaust, reference to anti-Semitism seems to be the only answer, the sole factor that led to the tragedy. But if - in one or another form - anti-Semitism is a constant feature, what makes the Holocaust an unparalleled experience? The aim of this study is not to investigate the uniqueness or 'historization' of the Holocaust, but rather to analyze the relation between anti-Semitism as a phenomena and the Holocaust as an event. The concerned relation is studied on the example of Slovakia, in the period between the formation of Slovak national consciousness and the end of the Second World War.

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57

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4

Pages

679-702

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ARTICLE

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  • Hana Klamkova, Institut mezinarodnich studii, Fakulta socialnich ved, Univerzita Karlova, U krize 8, 158 00 Praha 5 - Jinonice, Czech Republic; http://www.historickycasopis.sk

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CEJSH db identifier
10SKAAAA077223

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bwmeta1.element.2ec3461c-801f-3d43-bfa6-bbdd43fabc6f
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