The Routledge Atlas of the Holocaust
Published January 19th 2009 by Routledge – 304 pages
Series: Routledge Historical Atlases
The graphic history of the Nazi attempt to destroy the Jews of Europe during the Second World War is illustrated in this series of 333 detailed maps.
The maps, and the text and photographs that accompany them, powerfully depict the fate of the Jews between 1933 and 1945, while also setting the chronological story in the wider context of the war itself. The maps include:
This revised edition includes a new section which gives an insight into the layout and organization of some of the most significant places of the Holocaust, including Auschwitz, Treblinka and the Warsaw ghetto, maps that will be especially useful to those visiting the sites.
'A classic of Holocaust studies. No other single volume quite conveys both the sheer scale of the Holocaust, and the depth of individual tragedy.' – BBC History Magazine
'This book will be an essential part of the teaching of this sad, but sadly recurring chapter of History.' – Andrew Hunt
Sir Martin Gilbert is one of the leading historians of his generation. An Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford – of which he was a fellow for thirty years - he is the official biographer of Winston Churchill and the author of eighty books, among them The Routledge Atlas of the Second World War, The Holocaust: The Jewish tragedy, The Righteous: The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust,and Churchill and the Jews. For more information on his books visit http://www.martingilbert.com.