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Holocaust : the events and their impact on real people

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Holocaust : the events and their impact on real people
Call No: J 940.5318 W87h

Call NumberJ 940.5318 W87h
Dates2007; ©2007
Statement of Responsibilitywritten by Angela Gluck Wood.
SummaryThis illustrated book combines with first-person accounts to take readers behind the statistics of the Holocaust. Includes maps, charts, timelines, as well as the testimony of survivors featured in the book and on the accompanying DVD.
ContentsThe Jews of Europe
  • The origins of the Jews
  • The Jews of Sefarad
  • The Jews of Ashkenaz
  • The world of the shtetl
  • Voices : Life in the shtetl
  • Enlightenment and emancipation
  • Jewish life in Europe
  • The history of anti-Semitism
Nazi rule
  • The legacy of The Great War
  • Setting the stage
  • Popular support
  • In by the back door
  • Voices : Nazi Germany
  • The Third Reich
  • Nazi propaganda
  • The rise of anti-Semitism
  • Voices : Jews under the Nazis
  • Victims of Nazism
  • World War II
The ghettos
  • The idea of the ghetto
  • Suffering and hardship
  • Ghetto organizations
  • Cultural life and spiritual resistance
  • Voices : Life in the ghettos
  • Liquidation of the ghettos
  • Voices : Liquidation of the ghettos
  • The Warsaw ghetto uprising
  • The Ringelblum archive
The murder of the victims
  • The road to the death camps
  • Concentration camps in Germany
  • The Jews of the Soviet Union
  • The Jews of Romania
  • The Final Solution
  • Labour camps
  • Collaboration
  • Rounding up the victims
  • Voices : Transit camps
  • Death camps
  • Life in the camps
  • Voices : Life in the death camps
  • Auschwitz
  • The Jews of Hungary
Clinging to life
  • Trying to get away
  • Jewish efforts to rescue Jews
  • The world's efforts to rescue victims
  • Voices : The Kindertransport
  • Hiding and helping Jews
  • Voices : Life in hiding
  • The churches
  • The Allies
  • Escape to the forests
  • Cheating death
The end of the war
  • Death marches
  • Voices : Enduring the death marches
  • Liberation of the camps
  • Voices : Liberating armies
  • Crisis management
  • Displaced Persons camps
  • Trying to build a new life
  • Survivors' destinations
  • Voices : Starting life again
The aftermath
  • Counting the costs
  • New beginnings
  • Voices : Survivors look back
  • War crimes trials
  • Voices : Nazis on trial
  • Stolen property and compensation
  • The sites of the camps today
  • Memorials, museums, education
  • Stories of the survivors
  • Big questions
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
Physical Description 191 pages : illustrations (some colour), colour maps, portraits (some colour) ; 29 cm + 1 videodisc (30 min. : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier Typevolume;videodisc (DVD)
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : DK Publishing (USA Edition) ; London : Dorling Kindersley Limited (UK Edition)
Notes
  • Foreword by Steven Spielberg
  • Produced in association with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education
  • Includes index
  • DVD in plastic pocket attached to inside front cover