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Elie Wiesel and the politics of moral leadership
Chmiel, Mark, 1960-
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Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2001]

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xvii, 225 pages ; 24 cm
The Jewish remembrancer: a political reading. Themes of a life ; The political economy of worthy and unworthy victims -- The impassioned advocate: Jewish solidarity. Respecting the dead ; Defending the survivors ; Mobilizing for Russian Jewry -- The cosmopolitan witness: global solidarity. A final solution in Paraguay ; Southeast Asian refugees ; Central American in the 1980s -- The diaspora apologist: Israel and the fate of Palestine. The mystical triumph of 1967 ; Confrontations and disputations ; From the 1982 Lebanon invasion of the 'peace process' -- The worthy victim: moral authority and state power. The Carter administration and sacred memory ; The Reagan years ; Bosnia Kosovo, and Clinton -- The unfinished project of solidarity: if we remain silent. Dangerous remembrance ; From bystanders to resisters ; A preferential option for unworthy victims.
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