Contributor biographical information for Eichmann in Jerusalem : a report on the banality of evil / Hannah Arendt ; introduction by Amos Elon.


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Hannah Arendt (19061975) came to the U.S. as a refugee from the Nazis in 1940. The Portable Hannah Arendt (Penguin Classics) collects substantial excerpts from her political writings.

Amos Elon, a frequent essayist, lecturer, and critic, is well known for his articles in the New Yorker and New York Review of Books.

Jerome Kohn is the director of the Hannah Arendt Center at the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research.

Jonathan Schell is the Harold Willens Peace Fellow at the Nation Institute.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Eichmann, Adolf, -- 1906-1962.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
War crime trials -- Jerusalem.