The Holocaust: A New History

The Holocaust: A New History

by Laurence Rees

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541730076
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 07/24/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 279,530
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Laurence Rees is a former head of BBC TV History programs and creative director of BBC Television History. He is also the author of Auschwitz, which won History Book of the Year at the British Books Awards.

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrations ix

Prologue xiii

1 Origins of Hate 1

2 Birth of the Nazis (1919-1923) 14

3 From Revolution to Ballot Box (1924-1933) 29

4 Consolidating Power (1933-1934) 54

5 The Nuremberg Laws (1934-1935) 84

6 Education and Empire-Building (1935-1938) 94

7 Radicalization (1938-1939) 118

8 The Start of Racial War (1939-1940) 151

9 Persecution in the West (1940-1941) 179

10 War of Extermination (1941) 205

11 The Road to Wannsee (1941-1942) 241

12 Search and Kill (1942) 271

13 Nazi Death Camps in Poland (1942) 295

14 Killing, and Persuading Others to Help (1942-1943) 314

15 Oppression and Revolt (1943) 334

16 Auschwitz (1943-1944) 357

17 Hungarian Catastrophe (1944) 376

18 Murder to the End (1944-1945) 403

Postscript 425

Acknowledgements 431

Notes 433

Index 493

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