History of the Holocaust: A Handbook and Dictionary / Edition 1

History of the Holocaust: A Handbook and Dictionary / Edition 1

by Abraham Edelheit, Hershel Edelheit, Ann Edelheit
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813322405

ISBN-13: 9780813322407

Pub. Date: 08/28/1995

Publisher: Westview Press


This two-part volume combines an accessible overview of contemporary Jewish history with a unique dictionary of Holocaust terms. In addition to assessing the Holocaust specifically, Part 1 of the book discusses the history of European Jewry, anti-Semitism, the rise and fall of Nazism and fascism, World War II, and the postwar implications of the Holocaust. The…  See more details below

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This two-part volume combines an accessible overview of contemporary Jewish history with a unique dictionary of Holocaust terms. In addition to assessing the Holocaust specifically, Part 1 of the book discusses the history of European Jewry, anti-Semitism, the rise and fall of Nazism and fascism, World War II, and the postwar implications of the Holocaust. The authors also consider key historiographical and methodological issues related to the Holocaust.Part Two provides a complete dictionary of terms relating to the Holocaust culled from dozens of primary and secondary sources in a range of languages. Included here is a comprehensive set of tables on Aktionen, Aliya Bet, anti-Jewish legislation, anti-semitic organizations, collaboration, concentration camps, Fascism, the Third Reich, the Nazi Party, Jewish and non-sectarian organizations, publications, Judenrüte, and resistance movements. Each table is prefaced by a descriptive overview of pertinent issues.Graphs, photographs, and documents supplement the text, and an extensive bibliography as well as separate person, place, and subject indexes make this unique work invaluable as a reference tool.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813322407
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.09(h) x 1.36(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

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