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A Holocaust reader : from ideology to annihilation

Author: Rita S Botwinick
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1998.
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Holocaust reader.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita S Botwinick
ISBN: 0138422389 9780138422387
OCLC Number: 37573618
Description: xii, 207 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
chapter 1: Prejudice and anti-semitism --
Introduction --
Hate prejudice and racism / Milton Kleg --
The satanizing of the Jews: origin and development of mystical anti-semitism / Joel Carmichael --
Selection" from Mein Kampf / Alolf Hitler --
chapter 2: The world that was annihilated --
Introduction --
Study is the best of wares ; Fun and feasts / Milton Meltzer --
Polish antisemitism between the wars / Yisreal Gutman --
Community and identity in the interwar Shtetl / Samuel D. Kassow --
chapter 3: The Nazi rise to power --
Introduction --
Germany tried democracy: a political history of the Reich from 1918 to 1933 / S. William Halperin --
Speech of the German delegation, Versailles, May 7, 1919 / Count Ulrich Von Brockdorff-Rantzau --
The Constitution of the German Republic --
The unemployed / Heinrich Hauser --
Four years of political murder / Emil Julius Gumbel --
chapter 4: Hitler's instruments of murder --
Introduction --
Otto Ohlendorf: non-conformist, SS leader and economic functionary / Hanno Sowade --
Inside the Third Reich: memoirs / Albert Speer --
Reinhard Heydrich: the chilling story of the man who masterminded the Nazi death camps / Edouard Calic --
chapter 5: Life in Nazi Germany, 1933-1940 --
Introduction --
Winzig, Germany, 1933-1946: the history of a town under the Third Reich / Rita S. Botwinick --
Helmut Schmidt ; Inge Aicher-Scholl ; Marianne Hoppe / Johannes Steinhoff, Peter Pechel, and Dennis Showalter --
Selection from Mein Kampf / Adolf Hitler. Chapter 6: German Jews or Jews in Germany? --
Introduction --
Wear it with pride, the yellow badge / Robert Weltsch --
Organization of the anti-Jewish Boycott of April 1, 1933 --
Instructions given by the National-Socialist Party --
From Goebbels' diary on the boycott / J. Goebbels --
The German authorities and the cultural association of German Jews / Hans Hinkel --
Activities of the Cultural Association of German Jews --
Activities of the Hilfsverein in the Field of Emigration --
Nuremberg laws on Reich citizenship, September 15, 1935 --
Nuremberg law for the protection of German blood and German Honor, September 15, 1935 --
Selection from Mein Kampf / Adolf Hitler --
The course and fate of the Jews of Stuttgart: a memorial book issued by the City of Stuttgart / Maria Zelzer --
chapter 7: Hitler's war --
Introduction --
Selection from Mein Kampf / Adolf Hitler --
World war two through German eyes / James Lucas --
Lost victories / Erich von Manstein --
chapter 8: The Ghettos --
Introductions --
Establishment of Judenräte (Jewish Councils) in the occupied territories, November 28, 1939. Report by Uebelhoer on the establishment of the Ghetto in Lodz, December 10, 1939 --
Rumkowski's address at the time of the deportation of the children from the Lodz Ghetto, September 4, 1942 --
Notes by a Jewish observer in the Lodz Ghetto following the deportation of the children --
Call to resistance by the Jewish fighting organization in the Warsaw Ghetto, January 1943 --
Behind the walls / Alexander Donat --
chapter 9: The genocide --
Introduction --
Protocol of the Wannsee Conference, January 20, 1942 --
The survivor in us all: four young sisters in the Holocaust / Erna F. Rubenstein --
Commandant of Auschwitz: the autobiography of Rudolf Hoess / Rudolf Hoess --
The March / Henry Orenstein --
Extract from evidence given at the nuremberg trials on the Auschwitz Extermination camp --
chapter 10: Resistance and rescue --
Introduction --
Call for resistance by the Jewish Military Organization in the Warsaw Ghetto, January 1943 --
The last letter from Mordecai Anielowicz, Warsaw Ghetto Revolt Commander, April 23, 1943 --
The helplessness of Dutch Jewry / B.A. Sijes --
Rescue or resistance / Nechama Tec.
Responsibility: edited by Rita Steinhardt Botwinick.


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