He served as the founding president of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, and as the president of the Northeast Victorian Studies Association. Previous article Fascism and the Jews. Next article The Ghetto Reveals Rome. Also of interest. How did they cope with this knowledge? How did they find out? These and similar questions are raised in this very readable book on the complicity of bystanders in the Holocaust. Kamenetsky, Christa. Not only was new literature created to support the Nazi philosophy, but old literature, including traditional folklore, was adapted to reflect Nazi principles.
Kamenetsky discusses this aspect of the Nazi attempt to control what children read, and also looks at censorship, school reform, and control of libraries and publishers. Klee, Emst, et. New York: Free Press, Originally published in Germany in , this work is made up of letters,diaries, reports, photo- graphs, and other documents, some of which were kept inscrapbooks and albums by people like concentration camp guards, SS officers, andother perpetrators and sympathetic observers of the Holocaust.
Koonz, Claudia. New York: St. A history of the women s movement in Germany from the Weimar Republic to the Naziera. This work emphasizes the role of women in Nazi Germany and the impact of Nazism on the family unit. Koonz also includes material on the influence of the church in defining women s roles, on female members of the resistance, and on Jewish women. Langer, Lawrence L. Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of Memory. After looking at hundreds of video interviews with Holocaust survivors, Langernotes the characteristics that distinguish oral testimony from the more traditional written form.
These distinctions influence both the survivor and the viewer of video testimonies; they also provide a different perspective on survival theories. Lipstadt, Deborah. Lipstadt does not refute the deniers of the Holocaust point by point although she offers a useful appendix addressing some of their specific charges.
Instead she provides an overview of the main figures promoting denial in the U. Why did one of every three Americans polled in dismiss as propaganda reportsof atrocities against European Jews? Why were reports given by Auschwitz escapeesin viewed with skepticism by major newspapers? Lipstadt raises these questions and others in this book on how the American news media reported or ignored the Nazi persecution and genocide of European Jewry. Lukas, Richard C. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, The Nazis viewed Poles as subhumans, occupying lands vital to Germany.
After Germany conquered Poland in , the Nazis expelled Poles from whole regions and resettled the land with Germans. Many Polish civilians were murdered, including thousands of priests, teachers, writers, and other intellectual and political leaders. Lukas documents the Polish suffering through interviews, Polish archival material, and published sources. Mandell, Richard. The Nazi Olympics. The Olympics became a political event as much as an athletic one.
Mandell,himself a German, chronicles both aspects and discusses the importance of theNazi use of pageantry. Marrus, Michael. The Holocaust in History.http://lavifruits.wecan-group.com/map13.php
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In this intelligent and succinct evaluation of historical accounts of theHolocaust, Marrus looks at a variety of issues: antisemitism, collaboration,resistance, and others. He presents the interpretations of leading historians inthese areas and points out the strengths and weaknesses of their arguments. At notimes does he allow this to become an intellectual exercise; instead, he issearching for better understanding.
Mayer, Milton. Chicago:University of Chicago Press. After the war, this American journalist interviewed ten men of differentbackgrounds from the same German town in an effort to determine through theireyes what had happened in Germany and what had made it possible. This is anexcellent companion to Allen s Nazi Seizure of Power. Morse, Arthur D.
NewYork: Overlook Press. The term American apathy, which Morse uses in his title refers less to theAmerican public than to the United States government. Using primary sourcematerials, Morse details the process by which the government responded, or failedto respond, to the Nazi genocide. While primarily an anthology of original source material, Mosse includes alengthy personal introduction, as well as introductions to each section andselection. Selections include material taken from speeches, newspapers,contemporary literature, and diaries. Noakes, J. Pridham, eds. This comprehensive work includes a wide range of official, government and partydocuments, newspapers, speeches, memoirs, letters and diaries.
The first volumecovers the Nazis rise to power and the domestic aspects of their regime from to Volume two examines foreign policy in the pre-war and war periods, theoccupation of Poland, the euthanasia program, and the implementation of thegenocide policies. Plant, Richard. NewYork: Henry Holt, The Nazis condemned homosexuals as socially aberrant.
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Soon after Hitler came topower in , Storm Troopers raided nightclubs and other places wherehomosexuals met. About 10, people were imprisoned as homosexuals, and many ofthem perished in concentration camps. In the camps, homosexuals uniformssometimes bore a pink triangular badge as an identifying mark. In this volume,the first comprehensive study available in English, Plant examines theideological motivations for the Nazi persecution of homosexuals and the historyof the implementation of Nazi policies.
Roth, John K. The Holocaust: Religious andPhilosophical Implications. In this useful collection of over twenty, previously published essays by many ofthe leading Holocaust scholars, the writers offer a range of responses todifficult questions concerning the uniqueness of the Holocaust and the impact ofthe catastrophe on Jewish religious beliefs.
This slim volume is less a history of the Holocaust than an extended essay thatattempts to put the Holocaust into historical perspective. Rubenstein s originalbut controversial tenet essentially describes the Holocaust as the culmination oftwentieth-century technology and bureaucracy. Rubenstein, Richard L. Approaches to Auschwitz.
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Atlanta: JohnKnox, A Multidisciplinary study of the Holocaust combining history and politicalscience, sociology, psychology, literature, and theology. This work is bothcomprehensive and insightful, a fine introduction for a beginning student of theHolocaust. Tec, Nechama. New York: Oxford University Press, Tec studied those who risked their lives to save Jews in an attempt to find asociological pattern, to determine what characteristics these people had incommon, whether they were related by class, religion, or other factors.
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