History Of The Holocaust: A Handbook And Dictionary by Abraham EdelheitHistory Of The Holocaust: A Handbook And Dictionary by Abraham Edelheit

History Of The Holocaust: A Handbook And Dictionary

byAbraham Edelheit, Hershel Edelheit, Ann Edelheit

Paperback | August 11, 1995

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This two-part volume combines an accessible overview of contemporary Jewish history with a unique dictionary of Holocaust terms. In addition to assessing the Holocaust specifically, Part 1 of the book discusses the history of European Jewry, anti-Semitism, the rise and fall of Nazism and fascism, World War II, and the postwar implications of the Holocaust. The authors also consider key historiographical and methodological issues related to the Holocaust.Part Two provides a complete dictionary of terms relating to the Holocaust culled from dozens of primary and secondary sources in a range of languages. Included here is a comprehensive set of tables on Aktionen, Aliya Bet, anti-Jewish legislation, anti-semitic organizations, collaboration, concentration camps, Fascism, the Third Reich, the Nazi Party, Jewish and non-sectarian organizations, publications, Judenrüte, and resistance movements. Each table is prefaced by a descriptive overview of pertinent issues.Graphs, photographs, and documents supplement the text, and an extensive bibliography as well as separate person, place, and subject indexes make this unique work invaluable as a reference tool.
Abraham J. Edelheit is director of the Morehset Zvi Institute for Jewish Communal Affairs and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of history at Kingsborough Community College. Abraham has served as a consultant to the Presidential Commission on Holocaust Asstes in the United States and is presently Historian in Residence at the Conference o...
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Title:History Of The Holocaust: A Handbook And DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.22 inPublished:August 11, 1995Publisher:Avalon Publishing

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ISBN - 10:0813322405

ISBN - 13:9780813322407

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'The scholarly and well-organized presentation of this material notably fulfills the Edelheits' stated purpose of providing a concise overview of Jewish history during the Nazi era, a comprehensive Holocaust glossary, and a tabular and graphic presentation of applicable information.' -Choice