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Denial History Betrayed [PDF / EPUB] Denial History Betrayed Denial is the first book to draw together the ideological and psychological elements involved in historical denial Tony Taylor surveys major cases in twentieth and twenty first century historical deni Denial is the first book to draw together the ideological and psychological elements involved in Denial History PDF/EPUB ² historical denial Tony Taylor surveys major cases in twentieth and twenty first century historical denial that illustrate the nature of prejudice and how it relates to techniues of the instigators of denial including their use of popular media and the InternetAmong the issues canvassed are denial and the Armenian atrocities as a governmental phenomenon; Holocaust denial in Australia and overseas as a racist phenomenon; Stalinist denial by Marxist historians post as an ideological phenomenon; Japanese ultranationalist denial from the s to date as a cultural phenomenon; Serbian denial of s Balkan atrocities as an ethnic phenomenon and othersAt a time when most debates seem to accept the arguments of the deniers at face value the book will focus on the pathology of denial as an abuse of history through wilful distortion of events and eager self deception Denial is also now a major online industry hatedenialconspiracy sites have proliferated in the past ten years a development complicated by new technological developments such as blogging the strategic diversion of readers from apparently legitimate sites to racist sites and the jamming of mainstream sites with denial messages Many of those involved in debates about denial take the view that it is a legitimate alternative set of opinions about the past rather than a politically andor racially motivated distortion of events Or they believe that notwithstanding the loopy parts deniers have something valuable to say Denial challenges that view.


10 thoughts on “Denial History Betrayed

  1. says:

    Six Essays on history where researchers deny that atrocities occurred beginning with the Armenian massacre in Turkey to the current debate in Australia about the treatment of the aborigines called the 'History Wars' The last chapter was especially delicious as no words were minced over the scholarship of Keith Windshuttle who became Howard's ex prime minister appointment to Australia's ABC board and by that action declared war on the chardonnay sipping 'elites' of the left


  2. says:

    Well intentioned and occasionally interesting but too superficial to add any insight if you're already interested in the topic I'd rate it higher if the introduction hadn't promised something much substantial Still if you're curious and haven't read about the subject before you could do worse


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