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A history of the Holocaust

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Call Number940.5318 B34h
Dates[1982]; ©1982
Statement of ResponsibilityYehuda Bauer, with the assistance of Nili Keren.
Creators & ContributorsBauer, Yehuda (author)
Keren, Nili (contributor)
SummaryReviews the history of the Jewish people, the development of antisemitism, and describes the horrors of the Holocaust.
Contents
  1. Who are the Jews?
    • Christianity and the Developing Jewish Civilization
    • Jewish Reactions Until Modern Times
    • Jewish Mysticism and Messianism
    • Jewish Social and Economic Life in the Diaspora
  2. Liberalism, Emancipation, and Antisemitism
    • Social and Political Developments in Eastern Europe
    • The Ideological and Organizational Structure of Nineteenth-Century Jewish Society
    • The Results of Emancipation
    • Modern Antisemitism
    • Political Antisemitism
    • Jewish Reactions
      • Zionism and Palestine
      • The Bund
      • Anti-Zionist and Other Reactions
  3. World War I and Its Aftermath
    • The Background: 1914–1918
      • The Armenian Massacres
    • The Background: 1918–1933
    • Soviet Jewry
    • British and French Jewry
    • Antisemitism in Britain and France
    • American Jewry
    • The New Jewish Center in the United States
    • Jewish Reactions
  4. The Weimar Republic
    • The Revolutionary Era
    • Social and Economic Problems
    • Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party
    • Nazi Antisemitism
  5. The Evolution of Nazi Jewish Policy, 1933–1938
    • German Foreign Policy
    • Nazi Antisemitic Policy
  6. German Jewry in the Prewar Era, 1933–1938
    • Jewish Emigration
    • Christianity and the Nazis
  7. Poland—The Siege Begins
    • The German Invasion
    • The Jews in Prewar Poland
    • The Jews in Occupied Poland
    • The German Plan for Jewish Containment
    • The Ghettoes
    • The Jewish Councils—the Judenraete
    • Four Jewish Councils
      • The Lódź Judenrat
      • The Vilna Judenrat
      • The Warsaw Judenrat
      • The Minsk Judenrat
  8. Life in the Ghettoes
    • Ghettoes in Poland
      • The Will to Survive
      • Religious Life
      • Education and Cultural Activity
      • Youth Movements
      • Historical Documentation
    • Ghettoes in the USSR
      • Kovno
    • Theresienstadt—The "Model" Ghetto
  9. The "Final Solution"
    • The Wannsee Conference
    • Concentration and Death Camps
      • Auschwitz
  10. West European Jewry, 1940–1944
    • France
      • The Southern (Vichy) Zone
      • The Northern Zone
      • Algerian Jews Under Vichy Rule
      • The Italian-Occupied Zone of France
    • Belgium
    • Holland
  11. Resistance
    • Armed Resistance
    • The Attitude Toward Resistance in the Ghetto
    • Other Problems of Armed Resistance
    • The Warsaw Ghetto Rebellion
    • The Bialystok Ghetto Rebellion
    • The Vilna Ghetto Rebellion
    • Resistance in Other Ghettoes
    • Partisans in Eastern Europe
    • Resistance in Camps
    • Resistance in Western Europe
  12. Rescue
    • Summary, 1935–1939
    • Poland and Lithuania, 1939–1941
    • Jewish-Gentile Relations in Eastern Europe
      • The Avenue of the Righteous
    • The Rescue of Bulgarian Jews
    • Rescue Operations in Western Europe
      • France
      • Denmark
    • The Attitudes of the Major Powers
      • The USSR, 1939–1942
      • The United States, 1939–1942
      • Britain, 1939–1942
      • Public Information About the Holocaust, 1942–1944
  13. The Last Years of the Holocaust, 1943–1945
    • Rumania
    • The Rescue Negotiations
      • Slovakia
      • Hungary
      • The War Refugee Board
      • Trucks for Lives
      • The Mayer Negotiations
    • The War Ends
    • Was Rescue by Negotiation Possible?
    • The Holocaust—Summing Up
      • What "Caused" the Holocaust?
      • Holocaust and Genocide—Is there a Difference?
      • Theodicy—
        • Where Was God?
        • Where Was Man?
      • Consequences of the Holocaust
  14. Aftermath and Revival
Appendix: Himmler's Reflections on the "Treatment of Peoples of Alien Races in the East"
Physical Description 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : Franklin Watts
Notes
  • Bibliography: pages [371]–380
  • Includes index
RecognitionGifted in 2011 by Mona Kaplan as a gift from the Samuel Kaplan Shoah Library