The War Against the Jews by Lucy S. Dawidowicz
1933-1945

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The authoritative history of one of the world’s worst atrocities

Lucy Dawidowicz’s groundbreaking The War Against the Jews inspired waves of both acclaim and controversy upon its release in 1975. Dawidowicz argues that genocide was, to the Nazis, as central a war goal as conquering Europe, and was made possible by a combination of political, social, and technological factors. She explores the full history of Hitler’s “Final Solution,” from the rise of anti-Semitism to the creation of Jewish ghettos to the brutal tactics of mass murder employed by the Nazis. Written with devastating detail, The War Against the Jews is the definitive and comprehensive book on one of history’s darkest chapters.
 

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Lucy S. Dawidowicz was educated at Hunter College and Columbia University in New York and studied East European Jewish life firsthand at the Yivo Institute of Jewish Research, formerly in Vilna, Poland. She has taught modern Jewish history at Yeshiva University, Stanford University, and the State University of New York at Albany.
 
Published November 9, 2010 by Open Road Media. 514 pages
Genres: History, War, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Some readers may ask, ""Isn't it pure necrophilia to have another book on this subject?"" Yet Dawidowicz's scholarly contribution is substantial.

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