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Sources of the Holocaust (04 Edition)by Steve Hochstadt
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This new collection of original Holocaust documents and sources brings readers into direct contact with perpetrators and victims. The words of Nazi leaders and common soldiers, SS doctors and European collaborators show how and why they planned and participated in mass murder. Jewish and non-Jewish victims speak of their persecution and resistance. Steve Hochstadt's commentary on each source outlines the historical causes and step-by-step development of the Holocaust, as well as the continuing debates about its significance.
In this collection of Holocaust documents and sources, the words of Nazi leaders and common soldiers, SS doctors and European collaborators show how and why they planned and participated in mass murder, while the victims speak of their persecution and resistance.
About the Author
Steve Hochstadt is Professor of History, Bates College, Lewiston.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments * Introduction * The Context of Christian Antisemitism * The Creation of Monsters in Germany: Jews and Others * The Nazi Attack on Jews and Other Undesirables in the Third Reich, 1933-1938 * The Physical Assault on Jews in Germany, 1938-1939 * The Perfection of Genocide as National Policy, 1939-1943 * ¿Arbeit Macht Frei¿: Work and Death in Concentration Camps and Ghettos * Assembly Lines of Death: Extermination Camps * The Aftermath * The Holocaust in Contemporary Life * Conclusion * Sources * Bibliography * Index
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