'A profound and documented analysis ... Bound to stir our minds and trouble our consciences' Chicago TribuneHannah Arendt's authoritative and stunning report on the trial of German Nazi SS leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker in 1963. This revised edition includes material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt's postscript commenting on the controversy that arose over her book. A major journalistic triumph by an intellectual of singular influence, Eichmann in Jerusalem is as shocking as it is informative - a meticulous and unflinching look at one of the most unsettling (and unsettled) issues of the twentieth century.With an introduction by Amos Elon'Deals with the greatest problem of our time ... the problem of the human being within a modern totalitarian system' Bruno Bettelheim, The New Republic
A report on the trial of German Nazi SS leader Adolf Eichmann that first appeared as a series of articles in "The New Yorker" in 1963. It includes material that came to light after the trial.
"Brilliant and disturbing." -Stephen Spender, The New York Review of Books "Profound . . . This book is bound to stir our minds and trouble our consciences." -Chicago Tribune "Deals with the greatest problem of our time . . . the problem of the human being within a modern totalitarian system." -Bruno Bettelheim, The New Republic
Hannah Arendt's portrayal of the terrible consequences of blind obedience, Eichmann in Jerusalem- A Report on the Banality of Evil contains an introduction by Amos Elon in Penguin Classics.
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