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Daily life during the Holocaust

Author: Eve Nussbaum Soumerai; Carol D Schulz
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009.
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Overview: The Holocaust - one of the most horrific examples of man's inhumanity to man in recorded history - resulted in the genocide of millions of people, most of them Jews. This volume explores the daily lives of the Holocaust victims and their heroic efforts to maintain a normal existence under inhumane conditions. Readers will learn about the effects of programs, Jewish ghettoes, Nazi rule, and deportation on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Soumerai, Eve Nussbaum.
Daily life during the Holocaust.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Nussbaum Soumerai; Carol D Schulz
ISBN: 9780313353086 0313353085
OCLC Number: 277197114
Description: xxvi, 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Timeline --
Man's inhumanity to man : a short historical background --
Setting the National Socialist (Nazi) stage --
The total Nazification of Germany --
The changing lives of Jews --
Prologue to World War II --
World War II begins --
Moving into the ghettos --
Life in the ghettos of Poland --
Coping with life in a "concentration" world --
Einsatzgruppen in the East --
The Wannsee Conference : planning the "Final Solution" --
The "Final Solution" : the plan --
Deportation and the behavior of Jewish leadership --
The roundups --
Deportations : country by country --
The terrifying journey to the East --
Auschwitz --
Life in the lunatic world of the concentration camps --
The cover-up --
The death marches --
Resistance --
The lives of the rescuers and the rescued --
Liberation --
The Nuremberg trials --
Aftermath --
Denying history --
Genocide continues : Cambodia, Rawanda, Sudan --
The twenty-first century : modern slavery in a global economy --
Child soldiers in the modern army --
Epilogue --
Appendix: Searching for answers through tribute celebrations --
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Responsibility: Eve Nussbaum Soumerai and Carol D. Schulz.
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