Comparing and contrasting propaganda in Serbia and Croatia from 1986 to 1999, this book analyses each group's contemporary interpretations of history and current events. It offers a detailed discussion of Holocaust imagery and the history of victim-centred writing in nationalist theory, including the links between the comparative genocide debate, the so-called Holocaust industry, and Serbian and Croatian nationalism. There is a detailed analysis of Serbian and Croatian propaganda over the Internet, detailing how and why the Internet war was as important as the ground wars in Kosovo, Croatia and Bosnia-Hercegovina, and a theme-by-theme analysis of Serbian and Croatian propaganda, using contemporary media sources, novels, academic works and journals.
, suggests that the emerging importance of the Holocaust from
1967 onwards was in part a political process, to ensure that the struggles and
sufferings of those who created the State of Israel would not be in vain – that
Redemption would continue to follow the greatest Fall in Jewish history.
It would be remiss not to mention in passing the more extreme extension
of Novick’s thesis – Norman Finkelstein’s The HolocaustIndustry, which
appeared in 2000, parroting many of Novick’s themes, while padding them
out with fresh polemical assertions. Finkelstein began by taking