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The Holocaust
Roots, History, and Aftermath

ISBN 9780813343259
Published January 23, 2008 by Routledge
542 Pages

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Book Description

This book details the history of the Jews, their two-millennia-old struggle with a larger Christian world, and the historical anti-Semitism that created the environment that helped pave the way for the Holocaust. It helps students develop the interpretative skills in the fields of history and law.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Jewish History -- Jews, the Enlightenment, Emancipation, and the Rise of Racial Anti-Semitism Through the Early Twentieth Century -- The World of Adolf Hitler, 1889–1933 -- The Nazis in Power, 1933–1939 -- Nazi Germany at War, 1939–1941 -- The Invasion of the Soviet Union and the Path to the “Final Solution” -- The “Final Solution,” 1941–1944 -- The Final Solution in Western Europe and the Nazi-Allied States -- The Holocaust and the Role of Europe’s Neutrals -- Liberation, DPs, and the Search for Justice -- Estimates of Jewish Deaths During the Holocaust -- Estimates of Roma Deaths During the Holocaust -- Yad Vashem: Righteous Among the Nations -- SS Ranks (Based on US Army Equivalents) -- German Army Ranks (Based on US Army Equivalents)

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