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Anatomy of the Auschwitz death camp

Author: Yisrael Gutman; Michael Berenbaum
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2010.
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An authoritative account of the operation of the Auschwitz death camp.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yisrael Gutman; Michael Berenbaum
ISBN: 9780253208842 025320884X
OCLC Number: 816529870
Notes: "Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C."
Description: 638 p : ill.
Contents: Contents Preface Contributors Acknowledgements Part 1 A History of the Camp 1.Auschwitz - An Overview / Yisrael Gutman 2.The System of Prisoner Exploitation / Franciszek Piper 3.The Satellite Camps / Shmuel Krakowski 4.The Number of Victims / Franciszek Piper Part II Dimensions of Genocide 5.Auschwitz and the "Final Solution" / Raul Hilberg 6.A Site in Search of a Mission / Robert-Jan Van Pelt 7.Gas Chambers and Crematoria / Franciszek Piper 8.The Machinery of Mass Murder at Auschwitz / Jean-Claude Pressac with Robert-Jan Van Pelt 9.The Plunder of the Victims and Their Corpses / Andrzej Strzelecki Part II The Perpetrators 10.Historical-Sociological Profile of the Auschwitz SS / Aleksander Lasik 11.Rudolf Hoss: Manager of Crime / Aleksander Lasik 12.Nazi Doctors / Robert Jay Lifton and Amy Hackett 13.The Crimes of Josef Mengele / Helena Kubica Part IV The Inmates 14.The Auschwitz Prisoner Administration / Danuta Czech 15.Hospitals / Irena Strzelecka 16.Women / Irena Strzelecka 17.Children / Helena Kubica 18.The Family Camp / Nili Keren 19.Gypsies / Yehuda Bauer 20.Hungarian Jews / Randolph L. Braham 21.Auschwitz - A Psychological Perspective / Leo Eitinger Part V The Resistance 22.The Auschwitz Underground / Hermann Langbein 23.Prisoner Escapes / Henryk Swiebocki 24.Diaries of the Sonderkommando / Nathan Cohen Part VI Auschwitz and the Outside World 25.What Was Known and When / Martin Gilbert 26.The Vrba and Wetzler Report / Miroslav Karny 27.Why Auschwitz Wasn't Bombed / David S. Wyman 28.Postwar Prosecution of the Auschwitz SS / Alexander Lasik 29.The Literature of Auschwitz / Lawrence Langer Index
Responsibility: Yisrael Gutman and Michael Berenbaum, eds.


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"This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets." - Walter Laqueur, The New Republic " ... a one-volume study of Auschwitz without peer in Holocaust literature." - Kirkus Reviews " Read more...

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