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By Zohar Shavit

A prior with no Shadow examines 50 years of German kid's books during which the darkest horrors of the 3rd Reich have frequently remained hidden. The horrors of the 3rd Reich are systematically screened and filtered, permitting the darker, bleaker components of heritage to flee illumination. the following Zohar Shavit explores 345 German books for kids describing the 3rd Reich and the Holocaust, and reveals a stunning distortion of the previous: a recurrent narrative which implies that the Germans themselves had no hand within the soreness inflicted at the Jews. those books, Shavit argues, have created the fake historic lesson that the genuine sufferers of Hitler's crimes have been the German humans themselves.

First released to nice acclaim in Hebrew and now on hand in English, this e-book is a warning sign for someone fascinated by German kid's literature and its accountability to earlier and future.

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