E.C. Steinhart's scientific contributions

Publication (1)

Book
The German invasion of the Soviet Union during the Second World War was central to Nazi plans for territorial expansion and genocidal demographic revolution. To create “living space,” Nazi Germany pursued two policies. The first was the systematic murder of millions of Jews, Slavs, Roma, and other groups that the Nazis found undesirable on racial,...

Citations

... To be sure, the complicity of state institutions, public servants, or civilians in the Holocaust is not a taboo topic anymore, underresearched as it remains. 64 The publications by the director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Paul A. Shapiro, on the Chişinău ghetto, 65 and by Eric C. Steinhart on the German-Romanian conflictual 'collaboration' in the mass murder of Jews in Transnistria, in which the German minority (Volksdeutsche) took part, 66 have redirected attention towards local milieus and have raised questions on the participation of local actors. These and other publications point out the crucial importance of oral and written testimonies, 67 as well as the necessity of corroborating different sources that can widen and deepen the perspective through which the Holocaust in Bessarabia and Transnistria can be understood. ...