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The Metahistory of Denial: The Irving/Lipstadt Libel Case and Holocaust Denial

Robert Eaglestone

in The Holocaust and the Postmodern

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199265930
eISBN:
9780191708596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265930.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the significance of metahistory in combating Holocaust Denial, and takes as its case study the Irving/Lipstadt Libel Case from 2000. After describing the metahistorical ... More


History as Witness

David N. Myers

in The Stakes of History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300228939
eISBN:
9780300231403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228939.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Witnessing can assume many different forms including religious, literary, and legal versions. This chapter begins by focusing on examples of textual witnessing such as the sourcebooks of Tcherikower ... More


“It Was Peace That Won”: The Christmas Truce and the Narrative of the First World War

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

With its centenary celebrations, interest in the truce has increased, as demonstrated by the plans for a commemorative football match in Belgium in December 2014. This chapter sums up the book, ... More


Contemplating Historical Actors in Context

Donald Bloxham

in History and Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198858713
eISBN:
9780191890833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858713.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Part 1 Contemplating Historical Actors in Context This Part of the book takes seriously the historian’s imperative to do justice to different ways and circumstances of life in the past. One of the ... More


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