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The Holocaust: Roots, History, and Aftermath by
Call Number: D804.3 .C77 2008 (Gumberg 3rd Floor)
Author David M. Crowe begins with a detailed overview of 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.
War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust by
Call Number: DD256.5 .B3916 2009 (Gumberg 3rd Floor)
Unlike many other treatments of the Holocaust, this revised, second edition discusses not only the persecution of the Jews, but also other segments of society victimized by the Nazis: Gypsies, homosexuals, Poles, Soviet POWs, the handicapped, and other groups deemed undesirable.
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by
Call Number: DD247 .E5 A7 1994 (Gumberg 3rd Floor)
This report on the trial of German Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker in 1963. This edition contains further factual material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt's postscript commenting on the controversy that arose over her book.
A History of the Holocaust: From Ideology to Annihilation by
Call Number: D804.3 .B68 2010 (Gumberg 3rd Floor)
Told with scrupulous attention to detail and accuracy, this text examines the causes and events of the Holocaust, providing important background information on Jewish life in Europe, the functions of the hierarchy within the Nazi government, and the psychological foundations of prejudice.
Law, Antisemitism and the Holocaust by
Call Number: KJC5144.M56 S48 2007 (DCLI Collection, Law Library)
This work explains the relationship between law and antisemitism through a discussion of issues by critical thinkers from the mid-nineteenth century to the present; that is, from Marx to Agamben through Nietzsche, Sartre, Adorno and Horkheimer, Arendt and Lyotard.
Roots of Hate: Anti-Semitism in Europe before the Holocaust by
Call Number: DS146 .E8 B78 2003 (Gumberg 3rd Floor)
In this 2003 book, William I. Brustein offers a truly systematic comparative and empirical examination of anti-Semitism within Europe before the Holocaust. Brustein proposes that European anti-Semitism flowed from religious, racial, economic, and political roots, which became enflamed by economic distress, rising Jewish immigration, and socialist success.
Call Number: DS135 .R73 W54813 1982X (Gumberg 3rd floor)
Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.
The Diary of a Young Girl by
Call Number: DS135.N6 F73313 1995 (Gumberg 3rd floor)
Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit.
Number the Stars by
Call Number: PZ7.L9673 NU 1989 (Gumberg 5th floor - Curriculum Center)
As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen's family takes in Annemarie's best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family. Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal.
The Book Thief by
Call Number: PZ7 .Z837 Boo 2007X (Gumberg 5th floor - Curriculum Center)
It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist-books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement.
The Complete MAUS by
Call Number: D804.3 .S67 2003X (Gumberg 3rd floor)
Maus is the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist, coming to terms with his father's story. Against the backdrop of guilt brought by survival, they stage a normal life of small arguments and unhappy visits.
Subject Hierarchy -- Antisemitism
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Subject Hierarchy -- Holocaust
Gumberg Library catalog has over 240 subject listings related to the Holocaust. Use this link to view the listings and choose a specific heading related to your research for BOOKS ONLY.
Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures from the Archives of the Anne Frank House by
Call Number: DS135 .N6 F734944 2009 (Gumberg 3rd floor)
Produced in association with The Anne Frank House and filled with never-before-published snapshots, school pictures, and photos of the diary and the Secret Annex, this elegantly designed album is both a stand-alone introduction to Anne's life and a photographic companion to a classic of Holocaust literature.
Visualizing the Holocaust: Documents, Aesthetics, Memory by
Call Number: D804.3 .V57 2008 (Gumberg 3rd Floor)
Visual representations are an essential but highly contested means of understanding and remembering the Holocaust. Photographs taken in the camps in early 1945 provided proof of and visceral access to the atrocities. Later visual representations such as films, paintings, and art installations attempted to represent this extreme trauma.
Holocaust Survivors Displaying Their Tattooed ID Numbers
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