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The Yad Vashem encyclopedia of the ghettos during the Holocaust

Library Item

Call NumberREF 940.5318 Y12 2009 v. 1–2
Sub-CollectionReference Collection
Statement of Responsibilityeditor in chief, Guy Miron ; co-editor Shlomit Shulhani.
Creators & ContributorsMiron, Gai (editor)
Shulhani, Shlomit (editor)
Bauer, Yehuda (contributor)
Gutman, Israel (contributor)
Berenbaum, Michael (contributor)
Mikhman, Dan (contributor)
Shpringer-Aharoni, Ninah (contributor)
Yad ṿa-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoʼah ṿela-gevurah (contributor)
SummaryPresents alphabetical information on the ghettos established in Europe during the time of the Holocaust.
  • Forewords / Yehuda Bauer and Israel Gutman ; Michael Berenbaum
  • Preface / the editors
  • The Jewish ghettos under the Nazis and their Allies : the reasons behind their emergence / Dan Michman
  • General introduction / Guy Miron and Shlomit Shulhani
  • Ghetto photographs as historical documentation / Nina Springer-Aharoni
  • The Yad Vashem Encyclopedia of the Ghettos During the Holocaust [Volume 1 : A-M ; Volume 2 : N-Z]
  • Judenhäuser in Germany
  • List of additional ghettos and camps in Transnistria
  • Glossary
  • Selected bibliography
  • Photo sources
  • Maps
  • Ghettos' locations according to the administrative division to which they belonged through most of the interwar period
Physical Description 2 volumes (lxxvi, 1067 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm + 1 videodisc (DVD-R : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
PublisherJerusalem : Yad Vashem
  • Maps also on lining papers.
  • DVD disc of the Ghettos Film Documentation: wartime footage of ghettos filmed in real time during the Holocaust.
  • Title on disc surface: The Yad Vashem encyclopedia of the ghettos during the Holocaust : film documentation.
  • This disc is in PAL format and will not play in standard North American video players. Also, this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
  • Includes bibliographical references (vol. 2, pages 1022-1028) and index.