The Holocaust and History: The Known, the Unknown, the Disputed, and the Reexamined

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Indiana University Press, Jul 2, 2002 - History - 836 pages
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"A huge and hugely significant collection of much of the best Holocaust scholarship to appear in the last half-century." —Kirkus Reviews

". . . magnificent . . . surely among [the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's] greatest achievements to date. . . . The range of the essays is nothing short of breathtaking." —Jerusalem Post

Fifty-four chapters by the world's most eminent Holocaust researchers probe topics such as Nazi politics, racial ideology, leadership, and bureaucracy; the phases of the Holocaust from definition to expropriation, ghettoization, deportation, and the death camps; Jewish leadership and resistance; the role of the Allies, the Axis, and neutral countries; the deeds of the rescuers; and the impact of the Holocaust on survivors.
 

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Contents

Where We Are Where We Need to
23
Where We Are Where We Need to GoA
30
The Use of Antisemitism in Nazi Wartime Propaganda
41
Antisemitism and Racism in Nazi Ideology
64
Antisemitism the Holocaust and Reinterpretations
75
Human Genetics and the Mass Murder of Jews Gypsies
103
The Cooperation of German Racial Hygienists
134
Reinhard Heydrich and the Planning
159
Concentration Camps and the NonJewish Environment
401
A Retrospective Analysis
427
Areas of Inquiry MEIR MICHAELIS
439
Antonescu and the Jews JEAN ANCEL
463
The Allies and the Holocaust GERHARD L WEINBERG
480
The Situation in France
492
British Responses to the plight of Jews in Europe 19331945
510
Understanding
518

Plans for the Final Solution in Early 1941
187
State Policy and Corporate Involvement in the Holocaust
197
The Other Crimes of Adolf Hitler FRANKLIN H LITTELL
228
Berlin Lublin San Sabba HENRY FRIEDLANDER
243
Ordinary Germans or Ordinary Men? A Reply to the Critics
252
Complicity or Entanglement? Wehrmacht War and Holocaust
266
The Amsterdam Police and the Persecution of the Jews
284
Ordinary Men or Ordinary Germans? DANIEL JONAH GOLDHAGEN
301
The Mischlinge
315
Part 8
329
Final Solution of the Homosexual Question?
338
The Black Experience during the Holocaust ROBERT KESTING
358
How It Was Used in
371
The Zigeunerlager after 1933
387
Refugees in Turkey MARK A EPSTEIN
536
Institutional
551
The German Christian
566
Its Unique
591
The Jewish Underground Press in France and the Struggle
616
Reflections on Rescuers NECHAMA TEC
651
Were on Our Way but Were Not in the Wilderness
699
Jewish Displaced Persons
716
Survivors of the Holocaust and
750
Holocaust Survivors in Past and Present LEO EITINGER
767
Israeli Society and Recent Attitudes toward the Jews
785
Defining the Place of
799
Contributors
813
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About the author (2002)

Michael Berenbaum is former Director of the Research Institute of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Among his publications are After Tragedy and Triumph: Modern Jewish Thought and the American Experience and The World Must Know.

Abraham J. Peck teaches in the Department of History, University of Southern Maine. He is the author of Radicals and Reactionaries: The Crisis of Conservatism in Wilhelmine Germany and coeditor of Queen City Refuge: An Oral History of Cincinnati's Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany.

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