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Universalism and the Jewish question

anti-Judaic tradition is part of our cultural world, even if it is fortunately not the whole story and rarely goes uncontested. For much of our adult lives it looked to us that there has been some progress in transcending the barbaric forms of racism and antisemitism that emerged with modern society – not least in the waging of total wars between nation states, in the brutality integral to Western domination of colonised peoples, and in the

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Warfare, politics and religion after the Habsburg Empire in the Julian March, 1930s– 1970s

display of the victims’ bodies for political propaganda reasons seems qualitatively different, strongly determined by Nazi ideology and potentially able to influence both Spanish and Italian Fascism in the context of total war. After 1945, in the long aftermath of the war and when the fate of the region was still uncertain, the images produced (in all likelihood) by Kurt Eggers reporters were at first forgotten in the acute political conflict between Italians and Yugoslavians. They re-​emerged in the 1960s in the press associated with Istrian exiles. Among their first

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Jürgen Habermas and the European left

for the sake of the victims themselves but additionally as a means of ‘reassuring ourselves [i.e. all Europeans] of our own political identity’. He endeavoured to keep in mind ‘the gruesome features of a century that “invented” the gas chambers, total war, state-sponsored genocide, and extermination camps’, but at the same time not to become ‘transfixed by the gruesomeness of the century’, not to evade ‘conscious assessment of the horror that finally

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