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The Holocaust: A New History

by Laurence Rees

n June 1944, Freda Wineman and her family arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the infamous Nazi concentration and death camp. After a cursory look from an SS doctor, Freda's life was spared and her mother was sent...


Atrocity Speech Law

by Gregory S. Gordon

The law governing the relationship between speech and core international crimes a key component in atrocity prevention is broken. Incitement to genocide has not been adequately defined. The law on hate speech...


Jumping Over Shadows

by Annette Gendler

• A modern-day Romeo and Juliet story, this book will appeal to readers of romance and memoir alike. • Jumping Over Shadows is a second-generation Holocaust story, and the Holocaust and its impact continues...


The Clever Teens' Guide to Nazi Germany (The Clever Teens’ Guides)

by Felix Rhodes

Following its defeat in World War One, Germany was a country in ruins. Inflation, poverty, exhaustion, humiliation and disillusionment wrecked the nation. Out of the ashes arose a man that promised to revitalise...


Human Rights after Hitler

by Dan Plesch & Benjamin B. Ferencz

Human Rights after Hitler reveals thousands of forgotten US and Allied war crimes prosecutions against Hitler and other Axis war criminals based on a popular movement for justice that stretched from Poland to...


Surviving Remnant

by Hanna Perlstein Marcus

Set in the deteriorating north end of Springfield, Massachusetts in the 1950s and early 60s, Surviving Remnant is Hanna Perlstein Marcus' sequel to her award-winning memoir, Sidonia's Thread. In Surviving Remnant,...


Humanitarians at War

by Gerald Steinacher

The Geneva-based International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is one of the world's oldest, most prominent, and revered aid organizations. But at the end of World War II things could not have looked more...


Ordinary Jews

by Evgeny Finkel

Focusing on the choices and actions of Jews during the Holocaust, Ordinary Jews examines the different patterns of behavior of civilians targeted by mass violence. Relying on rich archival material and hundreds...


Biographies for Kids - All about Anne Frank: Who Was She? - Children's Biographies of Famous People Books

by Baby Professor

Have you heard about Ann Frank? She was a young girl who died during the holocaust. But what made her special is the diary that she left behind. Learn about Anne Frank’s short but significant life in the following...


Hitler's American Model

by James Q. Whitman

Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American...


A World Erased: A Grandson's Search for His Family's Holocaust Secrets

by Noah Lederman

This moving memoir by the grandson of Holocaust survivors transports readers from Noah’s grandmother’s home in Brooklyn to World War II Poland. Together, they explore the memories—of Auschwitz, the Warsaw...


Why?: Explaining the Holocaust

by Peter Hayes

A bold new exploration that answers the most commonly asked questions about the Holocaust.

Despite the outpouring of books, movies, museums, memorials, and courses devoted to the Holocaust, a coherent explanation...


The Holocaust Across Generations

by Janet Jacobs

Over the last two decades, the cross-generational transmission of trauma has become an important area of research within both Holocaust studies and the more broad study of genocide. The overall findings of the...


Jewish Families in Europe, 1939-Present: History, Representation, and Memory

by Joanna Beata Michlic

Examining World War II, the Holocaust, and their aftermath through the lens of Central and Eastern European Jewish families


From Auschwitz

by Daniel G Fischer

Dr. Daniel G. Fischer was a 15-year-old schoolboy in 1944 when taken from Transylvania (Hungary) and incarcerated in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. He weighed less than 60 pounds when he was liberated...


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,...


Year of the Sword

by Joseph Yacoub

The Armenian genocide of 1915 has been well documented. Much less known is the Turkish genocide of the Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac peoples, which occurred simultaneously in their ancient homelands in and around...


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...


Asylum: A Survivor's Flight from Nazi-Occupied Vienna Through Wartime France

by Moriz Scheyer & P. N. Singer

A recently discovered account of an Austrian Jewish writer's flight, persecution, and clandestine life in wartime France.

As arts editor for one of Vienna's principal newspapers, Moriz Scheyer knew many of the...