War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust / Edition 2by Doris L. Bergen
Pub. Date: 02/16/2009
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Unlike most treatments of the Holocaust, this book discusses not only the persecution of the Jews, but also other segments of society victimized by the Nazis: gypsies, homosexuals, Poles, Soviet POWs, the handicapped, and others.
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Publication date:
- Critical Issues in World and International History Series
- Edition description:
- Second Edition
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- Product dimensions:
- 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Dry Timber: Preconditions
Chapter 2 Leadership and Will: Hitler, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, and Nazi Ideology
Chapter 3 From Revolution to Routine: Nazi Germany, 1933–1938
Chapter 4 Open Aggression: In Search of War, 1938–1939
Chapter 5 Brutal Innovations: War against Poland and the So-Called Euthanasia Program, 1939–1940
Chapter 6 Expansion and Systematization: Exporting War and Terror, 1940–1941
Chapter 7 War and Genocide: Decisions and Dynamics in the Peak Years of Killing, 1942–1943
Chapter 8 Flashover: The Killing Centers, 1942–1944
Chapter 9 Death Throes and Killing Frenzies, 1944–1945
Conclusion: Legacies of Atrocity
Sources and Suggestions for Further Reading
List of Maps
List of Illustrations
About the Author
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I liked the way the author ogranized the information. This is such a broad subject and organization by chapter themes was both important and easy to follow. She does a very good job of providing a mix of oral history and further bibliographic information for the reader as well. I would very much recommend this book for any student.
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