Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp

Paperback | April 22, 1998

EditorYisrael Gutman, Michael Berenbaum, Raul Hilberg

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"This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets." -Walter Laqueur, The New Republic

"... a one-volume study of Auschwitz without peer in Holocaust literature." -Kirkus Reviews

"... a comprehensive portrait of the largest and most lethal of the Nazi death camps... serves as a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a bulwark against forgetting."-Publishers Weekly

More than a million people were murdered at Auschwitz, of whom 90 percent were Jews. Here leading scholars from around the world provide the first comprehensive account of what took place at Auschwitz.

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Leading scholars from the united States, Israel, Poland, and other European countries provide a comprehensive account of what took place at the Auschwitz death camp. The book addresses the history of the camp, the technology and dimensions of the genocide carried out there, profiles of the perpetrators and the lives of inmates, undergr...

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"This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets." -Walter Laqueur, The New Republic"... a one-volume study of Auschwitz without peer in Holocaust literature." -Kirkus Reviews"... a comprehensive portrait of the largest and most lethal of the Nazi death camps... serves as a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 1.56 inPublished:April 22, 1998Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:025320884X

ISBN - 13:9780253208842

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The face of evil Every facet of the biggest Nazi concentration camp, where millions have been murdered and tortured: the pre-camp history, the deceitful politics, the men in charge, the architectual plans, the camp management, the satellite camps, the nearby population, the violence, torture, famine, selections, roll calls, gas chambers, crematoriums, prisoner relations, racism, hospitals, women, children, diseases, medical experiments and much much more.
Date published: 2009-08-31

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Leading scholars from the united States, Israel, Poland, and other European countries provide a comprehensive account of what took place at the Auschwitz death camp. The book addresses the history of the camp, the technology and dimensions of the genocide carried out there, profiles of the perpetrators and the lives of inmates, underground resistance and escapes, and what the outside world knew about Auschwitz and when. 25 photos.

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"Filled with relevant illustrations and detailed notes, Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp is an indispensable guide to Auschwitz and all that is has come to represent. It is an important contribution to the body of work on the Holocaust, and a copy of this book should be added to every public and private library." -The Jewish Eye