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Auschwitz and Birkenau: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

by Ian Baxter

Auschwitz and Birkenau were separate from each other,by about a 45 minute walk. Auschwitz was adapted to hold political prisoners in 1940 and evolved into a killing machine in 1941. Later that year a new site...


When Memory Comes

by Saul Friedländer, Helen R. Lane & Claire Messud

A classic of Holocaust literature, the eloquent, acclaimed memoir of childhood by a Pulitzer-winning historian, now reissued with a new introduction by Claire Messud

 

Four months before Hitler came to power,...


Romania and the Holocaust: Events ¿ Contexts ¿ Aftermath

by Simon Geissbühler

From summer 1941 onwards, Romania actively pursued at its own initiative the mass killing of Jews in the territories it controlled. 1941 saw 13,000 Jewish residents of the Romanian city of Ia?i killed, the extermination...


Elie Wiesel: Messenger to All Humanity, Revised Edition

by Robert McAfee Brown

Upon presenting the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace to Elie Wiesel, Egil Aarvick, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Prize Committee, hailed him as "a messenger to mankind--not with a message of hate and revenge but...


Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

by Artemis Joukowsky & Ken Burns

Official companion to the Ken Burns film premiering September 20, 2016, on PBS tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary couple whose faith and commitment to social justice inspired them...


Denial [Movie Tie-in]

by Deborah E. Lipstadt

In her acclaimed 1993 book Denying the Holocaust, Deborah Lipstadt called David Irving, a prolific writer of books on World War II, “one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial.” The following...


Chasing Portraits: A Great-Granddaughter's Quest for Her Lost Art Legacy

by Elizabeth Rynecki

The memoir of one woman’s emotional quest to find the art of her Polish-Jewish great-grandfather, lost during World War II.

 

Moshe Rynecki’s body of work reached close to eight hundred paintings and sculptures...


The Holocaust: Europe, the World, and the Jews, 1918 - 1945

by Norman Goda

The Holocaust: Europe, the World, and the Jews is a readable text for undergraduate students containing sufficient but manageable detail. The author provides a broad set of perspectives, while emphasizing the...


Four Scraps of Bread

by Magda Hollander-Lafon & Anthony T. Fuller

Born in Hungary in 1927, Magda Hollander-Lafon was among the 437,000 Jews deported from Hungary between May and July 1944. Magda, her mother, and her younger sister survived a three-day deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau;...


The Holocaust in the Twenty-First Century: Contesting/Contested Memories

by David M. Seymour & Mercedes Camino

This volume locates and explores historical and contemporary sites of contested meanings of Holocaust memory across a range of geographical, geo-political, and disciplinary contexts, identifying and critically...


Kasztners Crime

by Paul Bogdanor

This book reexamines one of the most intense controversies of the Holocaust: the role of Rezs Kasztner in facilitating the murder of most of Nazi-occupied Hungary’s Jews in 1944. Because he was acting head...


A History of the Holocaust: From Ideology to Annihilation

by Rita Steinhardt Botwinick

Told with scrupulous attention to detail and accuracy, this text provides important background information on Jewish life in Europe, the functions of the hierarchy within the Nazi government, and the psychological...


Created from NAFTA: The Structure, Function and Significance of the Treaty's Related Institutions: The Structure, Function and Significance of the Tre

by Joseph A. McKinney

The North American Free Trade Agreement involved much more than simple trade barrier reduction. This volume provides an in-depth examination and analysis of the structure, functions, and performance of the NAFTA...


An Introduction to Holocaust Studies

by Michael Bernard-Donals

This single volume traces three approaches to the study of the Holocaust - through notions of history, theories of memory, and a focus on art and representation. It introduces students to the different ways...


Holocaust Angst

The Holocaust: History and Memory

by Jeremy M. Black

Brilliant and wrenching, The Holocaust: History and Memory tells the story of the brutal mass slaughter of Jews during World War II and how that genocide has been remembered and misremembered ever since. Taking...


Simon Spatz: From Holocaust to Halifax, A Story of Survival and Success

by Michael Cobden

Former journalism professor Michael Cobdon tells the remarkable story of Nova Scotia business magnate Simon Spatz, who survived the Holocaust, immigrated to Canada at middle-age with no knowledge of English,...


Representations of Anne Frank in American Literature: Stories in New Ways

by Rachael McLennan

This book explores portrayals of Anne Frank in American literature, where she is often invoked, if problematically, as a means of encouraging readers to think widely about persecution, genocide, and victimisation;...


East West Street: On the Origins of "Genocide" and "Crimes Against Humanity"

Baillie Gifford Prize 2016

by Philippe Sands

A profound and profoundly important book—a moving personal detective story, an uncovering of secret pasts, and a book that explores the creation and development of world-changing legal concepts that came about...


The May Beetles: My First Twenty Years

by Baba Schwartz

Baba Schwartz's story began before the Holocaust could have been imagined. As a spirited girl in a warm and loving Jewish family, she lived a normal life in a small town in eastern Hungary. In The May Beetles...