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The path to genocide : essays on launching the Final Solution

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The path to genocide : essays on launching the Final Solution
Call No: 940.5318 B88p

Call Number940.5318 B88p
Dates1995; ©1992
Statement of ResponsibilityChristopher R. Browning.
Creators & ContributorsBrowning, Christopher R. (author)
Summary"The Nazi Holocaust haunts the modern imagination as one of the most compelling examples of the human capacity for organized atrocity on a mass scale. This [account] of the evolution of Nazi Jewish policy from 1939 to 1942 seeks to answer some of the fundamental questions about what actually happened and why, between the outbreak of war and the emergence of the Final Solution. Christopher Browning's account assesses the historians' interpretations and offers his own insights, based on detailed case studies that uncovered important and telling new evidence." —Back cover
ContentsPart I. The Prelude to Genocide
  1. Nazi Resettlement Policy and the Search for a Solution to the Jewish Question, 1939–1941
  2. Nazi Ghettoization Policy in Poland, 1939–1941
Part II. Conflicting Explanations
  1. German Technocrats, Jewish Labor, and the Final Solution: A Reply to Götz Aly and Susanne Heim
  2. The Holocaust as By-product? A Critique of Arno Mayer
  3. Beyond "Intentionalism" and "Functionalism": The Decision for the Final Solution Reconsidered
Part III. The Perpetrators: Accommodation, Anticipation, and Conformity
  1. Bureaucracy and Mass Murder: The German Administrator's Comprehension of the Final Solution
  2. Genocide and Public Health: German Doctors and Polish Jews, 1939–1941
  3. One Day in Józefów: Initiation to Mass Murder
Physical Description xiii, 191 pages ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : Cambridge University Press
EditionCanto edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references and index
RecognitionGifted in 2016 by Keiko Yokosawa in memory of Professor John D. Klier