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On Looking Into the Abyss : Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society
by Gertrude Himmelfarb


Overview - In these provocative essays, one of our most distinguished historians looks into the abyss of the present. Himmelfarb exposes the intellectual and spiritual impoverishment of some of our most fashionable current ideas--and shows how the vogue for historical structuralism has made it possible to trivialize the tragedy of the Holocaust.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In these provocative essays, one of our most distinguished historians looks into the abyss of the present. Himmelfarb exposes the intellectual and spiritual impoverishment of some of our most fashionable current ideas--and shows how the vogue for historical structuralism has made it possible to trivialize the tragedy of the Holocaust.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679759232
  • ISBN-10: 0679759239
  • Publisher: Vintage Books USA
  • Publish Date: January 1995
  • Page Count: 212


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