Guenter Lewy

Guenter Lewy (born 1923, Germany) is an author and political scientist who is a professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His works span several topics, but he is most often associated with his 1978 book on the Vietnam War, America in Vietnam, and several controversial works that deal with the applicability of the term genocide to various historical events.

In 1939, he immigrated to Palestine and then to the United States. He has been on the faculties of Columbia University, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He currently lives in Washington, D.C. and is a frequent contributor to Commentary.

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Guenter Lewy - Areas of Research - Uniqueness of The Holocaust
... Journal of Genocide Research, David Stannard called Guenter Lewy one of the last of a disappearing breed the extreme "uniqueness" advocate determined to assert ... Lewy comments Let me try to set the record straight In none of my writings have I ever asserted the uniqueness or singularity of the Holocaust, and indeed I ...
Justin Mc Carthy (American Historian) - Criticism - Guenter Lewy
... Guenter Lewy, a professor emeritus of political science, writes that Armenians caused the deaths of many Muslims — including by massacres, in Van ... Lewy nevertheless maintains that "none of this can compare or compensate for the special calamity of the Armenians, who lost not only their lives but also their existence ... Lewy's view of the tragedy rejects both the "genocide" label and the "civil war" version of McCarthy ...
The Memoirs Of Naim Bey - Authenticity
... Guenter Lewy writes that "the demonization of Talat Pasha in Andonian's work, it should be noted, represents an important change from the way in which many Armenians regarded Talat Pasha ... Lewy argues that "until then Orel and Yuca's painstaking analysis of these documents has raised enough questions about their genuineness as to make any use of them in a ... MacDonald, Lewy is content to rely on the work of "Turkish deniers Sinasi Orel and Sureyya Yuca" "Lewy's conception of shaky pillars echoes the work of ...