Finkelstein's background

C. G. Estabrook galliher at
Wed Aug 23 21:03:46 PDT 2000

I think you should have read beyond page 13. One of the strengths of Finkelstein's work is that he exposes the prejudices that Goldhagen's book panders to, and encourages.

C. G. Estabrook

On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Brad DeLong wrote:

> Details as to Goldhagen's misrepresentations? I ask because I
> concluded on page 13 of _A Nation on Trial_ that Finkelstein had lost
> his mind when he claimed that "Touted as a searing indictment of
> Germans, Goldhagen's thesis is, in fact, their perfect alibi". That
> seemed to me to be just plain weird...
> Brad DeLong

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