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The Resource Witness to an extreme century : a memoir, Robert Jay Lifton

Witness to an extreme century : a memoir, Robert Jay Lifton

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Witness to an extreme century : a memoir
Title
Witness to an extreme century
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Robert Jay Lifton
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A personal account by the Harvard Medical School lecturer and political activist traces his explorations into the psychological sources and consequences of some of the past half-century's most disturbing events as experienced by its victims and perpetrators
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.L4343
LC item number
A3 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Witness to an extreme century : a memoir, Robert Jay Lifton
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Contents
Section 1. Discovering the world -- and its totalism -- The decision -- Method and research -- Finding a mentor -- Finding a voice -- with help from friends -- Further struggles with totalism -- section 2. "Hiroshima had disappeared" -- Getting to Hiroshima -- The visceral immersion -- Entrapment by the bomb -- Dr. Hiroshima -- section 3. Vietnam and the sixties -- Responding to slaughter -- Existential evil -- "The sixties" -- Home from the war -- section 4. Nazi doctors -- did it really happen? -- Strong enough stomach? -- Sitting down with Nazi doctors -- Historical encounters -- Annihilated by Europe -- The infernal chorus -- section 5. Next steps -- Coming home -- Full circle
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xv, 428 p.
Isbn
9781416590767
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010046148
Other physical details
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System control number
(OCoLC)464593169

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