Journal title PASSATO E PRESENTE
Author/s Giovanni Gozzini
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/119 Language Italian
Pages 10 P. 119-128 File size 97 KB
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The recent book by Alex J. Kay, Empire of Destruction (2021) is reviewed in order to present an updated overview of the literature on Nazi mass killings. Major interpretative hypotheses relating to the perpetrators’ behavior are discussed, such as cumulative radicalization (Broszat) and bureaucratic rationality (Bauman, Browning).
Keywords: Shoah, Nazi regime, Mass killing, Totalitarianism
Giovanni Gozzini, Il perché dei morti. A proposito di un libro sulla violenza nazista in "PASSATO E PRESENTE" 119/2023, pp 119-128, DOI: 10.3280/PASS2023-119007