The Holocaust and History

The Known, the Unknown, the Disputed, and the Reexamined

Edited by Michael Berenbaum and Abraham J. Peck

Published by: Indiana University Press

856 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.00 in, 1 index

  • Paperback
  • 9780253215291
  • Published: July 2002


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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.