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The Holocaust

Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

Edited by David Cesarani

Introduction by David Cesarani

Routledge – 2004 – 2,680 pages

Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

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Description

Since the end of the 1980s the field of Holocaust studies has burgeoned, diversified, and experienced a series of important controversies. Drawing on the best research of the past sixty years, this collection brings together the most significant secondary literature on the Nazi persecution and mass murder of the Jews. Care is taken to set the work in a context of historical breadth and depth.

Contents

Volume I: Hitler, Nazism, and the Racial State

Part One: Anti-semitism and racism in German society

Part Two: Hitler, Nazism and the racial state

Part Three: Anti-Jewish policy and German Jewish responses

Volume II: From the Persecution of the Jews to Mass Murder

Part One: The despoliation and destruction of German and Austrian Jewry

Part Two: The Nazi assault on the Jews of Poland

Part Three: Local initiatives, ethnic cleansing, and regional genocides

Volume III: The Final Solution

Part One: Central decisions for a European-wide genocide against the Jews

Part Two: Implementing Genocide: Individuals and Agencies

Part Three: Killing Fields, Death Camps

Part Four: The Profits of Genocide: Plunder and Exploitation

Part Five: Allies and Collaborators in Genocide

Volume IV: Jewish Confrontations with Persecution and Mass Murder

Part One: Jewish reactions to Nazi terror: flight, accommodation, defiance

Part Two: Jewish women, children, and the family in the face of genocide

Part Three: The response of Jews in the free world

Volume V: Responses to the Persecution and Mass Murder of the Jews

Part One: Responses inside Nazi-dominated Europe

Part Two: The responses of the Allied powers

Part Three: The responses of neutral and non-belligerent countries

Volume VI: The End of the Final Solution and its Aftermaths

Part One: The final frenzy, liquidation of the camps, and the death marches

Part Two: Retribution

Part Three: The treatment of the survivors

Part Four: Interpretation, historiography, controversy

Name: The Holocaust: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by David CesaraniIntroduction by David Cesarani. Since the end of the 1980s the field of Holocaust studies has burgeoned, diversified, and experienced a series of important controversies. Drawing on the best research of the past sixty years, this collection brings together the most significant...
Categories: Jewish Studies, Modern History 1750-1945, Holocaust