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The August Trials

The Holocaust and Postwar Justice in Poland

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HARDCOVER

$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674249134

Publication Date: 03/02/2021

Text

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 photos

World

  • Note on Polish Pronunciation
  • Introduction: The Country without a Quisling?
  • 1. “There Are Many Cains among Us”
  • 2. Crowdsourcing Genocide
  • 3. Hearts Grown Brutal
  • 4. The Special Courts
  • 5. Rewriting the Narrative of the Past
  • 6. Between Politics and Retribution
  • 7. The District Courts
  • 8. Cold War Considerations
  • 9. The Principles of Socialist Humanism
  • 10. The Math of Amnesty
  • Conclusion: The Conspiracy of Memory
  • Archival Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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