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Auschwitz : a history

Author: Sybille Steinbacher; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The reader is led through the process by which something unthinkable to any European in the 1930s had become a sprawling, industrial reality during the course of World War II, how Auschwitz grew and mutated into an entire dreadful city, how both those who managed it and those who were killed by it came to be in Poland in the 1940s, and how it was allowed to happen.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sybille Steinbacher; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 014102142X 9780141021423 0060825812 9780060825812
OCLC Number: 60416755
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 167 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Auschwitz.
Responsibility: Sybille Steinbacher ; translated by Shaun Whiteside.

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At the terrible heart of the modern age lies Auschwitz. In a total inversion of earlier hopes about the use of science and technology to improve, extend and protect human life, Auschwitz manipulated  Read more...

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