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Recent Content

Author: 
Kevin E. Simpson
Reviewer: 
Daniel Logemann

Logemann on Simpson, 'Soccer under the Swastika: Stories of Survival and Resistance during the Holocaust'

Kevin E. Simpson. Soccer under the Swastika: Stories of Survival and Resistance during the Holocaust. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016. 368 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4422-6162-4.

Reviewed by Daniel Logemann (FSU Jena, Historisches Institut, Europäisches Kolleg Jena) Published on H-Poland (June, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Conference REVOLUTION FROM WITHIN: EXPERTS, MANAGERS AND TECHNOCRATS IN THE LONG TRANSFORMATION OF 1989

Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena,
Prof. Dr. Joachim von Puttkamer, Dr. Michal Kopecek
14.06.2018-15.06.2018, Jena, Rosensäle, Fürstengraben 27, 07743 Jena

"The expression of truth is losing its ethical impact and becoming no
more than a historical fact that arouses interest but not enthusiasm.
And the experts are better informed and are able to quote facts more
accurately than the dissidents" wrote Jirina Siklová, a Czech dissident
sociologist, in January 1990. Already a few months earlier she had

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