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The Holocaust : a concise history

Author: Doris L Bergen
Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; Toronto ; Plymouth, UK Rowman et Littlefield Publishers, Inc. [Lanham, Maryland] [Distributed by National Book Network] © 2009 © 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the historical, political, social, cultural, and military context of the Holocaust, discussing the persecution of the Jews, Gypsies, Soviet prisoners of war, and Polish citizens.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris L Bergen
ISBN: 9780742557147 0742557146
OCLC Number: 1002236679
Notes: Distributor from jacket flap.
Originally published under title: War et genocide.
Description: x, 279 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm
Contents: Preconditions: antisemitism, racism, and common prejudices in early-twentieth-century Europe --
Leadership and will: Adolf Hitler, the National Socialist German Workers' Party, and Nazi ideology --
From revolution to routine: Nazi Germany, 1933-1938 --
Open aggression: in search of war, 1938-1939 --
Experiments in brutality, 1939-1940: war against Poland and the so-called euthanasia program --
Expansion and systematization: exporting war and terror, 1940-1941 --
The peak years of killing: 1942 and 1943 --
Death throes and killing frenzies, 1944-1945.
Other Titles: War et genocide
Responsibility: Doris L. Bergen.

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Doris L. Bergen, professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto, has written perhaps the best concise history of the Holocaust published to date. She provides an accessible and Read more...

 
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