The Holocaust Encyclopedia by Judith Tydor Baumel

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The Holocaust has been the subject of countless books, works of art, and memorials. Fifty-five years after the fact the world still ponders the enormity of this disaster. The Holocaust Encyclopedia is the only comprehensive single-volume work of reference providing both a reflective overview of the subject and abundant detail concerning major events, policy decisions, cities, and individuals. Up-to-date and designed for easy access, the encyclopedia presents information on the major aspects of the Holocaust in essays by scholars from eleven countries who draw on a number of sources—including recently uncovered evidence from the former Soviet bloc—to provide in-depth studies on the political, social, religious, and moral issues of the Holocaust as well as short entries identifying events, sites, and individuals. The book also has more than 250 photographs, many of them rare, and 19 maps.
 

About Judith Tydor Baumel

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Walter Laqueur is distinguished scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. He was a long-time director of the Wiener Library in London, and editor of the Journal of Contemporary History, Washington Papers, and Washington Quarterly. He was professor for many decades at the universities of Brandeis, Harvard, Tel Aviv, and Georgetown.
 
Published October 1, 2008 by Yale University Press. 816 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, War. Non-fiction

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