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Default The Orthodox Holocaust Narrative as a Conspiracy Theory

The Orthodox Holocaust Narrative as a Conspiracy Theory

Seamus Moriarty

A Review

Rémi Perron, Révisionnisme contre complotisme. Paris: Editions Plein Soleil, 2016. 152 pp., bibliography, index. This book can be purchased at the French publisher's website

François Fradin, Notes sur l’extermino-complotisme et le révisionnisme. Rome: La Sfinge, 2016. 134 pp., bibliography, index. This book can be purchased at the French publisher's website

Abstract

Holocaust revisionism is increasingly dismissed as a “conspiracy theory.” Two authors have turned the tables on revisionism’s accusers and have analyzed the orthodox narrative as to whether it qualifies as a “conspiracy theory” – and yes, it does.

Long branded as crackpot or “anti-Semitic,” Holocaust revisionism is increasingly dismissed by its adversaries, including such worthies as the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Wikipedia, and Time magazine, as a “conspiracy theory.” The authors of Révisionnisme contre complotisme (Revisionism vs. Conspiracism) and Notes sur l’extermino-complotisme et le révisionnisme (Notes on Extermino-conspiracism and Revisionism) address this accusation head-on. The first, Rémi Perron, takes the conspiracy bull by the horns, to show that it is the Holocaust exterminationists who rely on conspiracy scenarios in defiance of the evidence. In Notes sur l’extermino-complotisme, François Fradin also surveys the exterminationists’ dependence on conspiratorial fantasies, but his chief focus is on the conspiracy theories of certain revisionist writers on the supposed Holocaust...

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