Modernity and the Holocaust
Modernity and the Holocaust
Sociology is concerned with modern society, but has never come to terms with one of the most distinctive and horrific aspects of modernity - the Holocaust.

The book examines what sociology can teach us about the Holocaust, but more particularly concentrates upon the lessons which the Holocaust has for sociology. Bauman's work demonstrates that the Holocaust has to be understood as deeply involved with the nature of modernity. There is nothing comparable to this work available in the sociological literature.
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  • January 1991
  • 280 pages
  • 0 x 0 mm / 0 x 0 in
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  • 9780745638096
About the Author
Zygmunt Bauman (1925-2017) was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the Universities of Leeds and Warsaw. He is the author of many works including Legislators and Interpreters and Modernity and Ambivalence. He was also awarded the Theodor W. Adorno Prize in 1998.
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