The Holocaust available in Paperback
An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history. The mass murder of European Jews by the Nazis, stands out as one of the most horrific events of the twentieth century. Peter Neville surveys the history of anti-Semitism in Europe and examines the influence of anti-Semitic ideas on the Nazi Party. The author explores the tensions between the extermination programme and the German war economy; the development of the Jewish resistance; and the response of the Allies to the Holocaust. The final chapters consider of the Holocaust denial and assess the legacy of the Holocaust to the modern world. The Holocaust contains a selection of primary and secondary sources.
Table of Contents
1. Historic anti-semitism in Europe; 2. The roots of anti-semitism in Germany; 3. Anti-semitism and the mind of Adolf Hitler; 4. Anti-semitism as part of the Nazi party programme; 5. The coming of the Holocaust 1938-41; 6. The killing machine 1942-45; 7. The Jewish resistance divisions in Jewish society between resisters and accommodators; 8. The response of the democracies to persecution of the Jews and the Holocaust. 9. Holocaust denial; 10. The legacy of the Holocaust in the modern world.