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- Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 14.00
As a young boy growing up in Port Elizabeth in the 1960s and 1970s, Steven Robins was haunted by an old postcard-size photograph of three unknown women on a table in the dining room. Only later did he learn that the women were his father?s mother and sisters, photographed in Berlin in 1937, before they were killed in the Holocaust. Steven?s father,... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2016; US$ 27.99 US$ 22.39
Major General Sid Shachnow was more than a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran--receiving two silver and three bronze stars with V for Valor. He survived a crucible far crueler than the jungles of Vietnam: Nazi occupied Eastern Europe. As a child, he spent three years in the notorious Kovno Concentration Camp. But his next journey took him to America,... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2016; US$ 29.95
Stolen Words is an epic story about the largest collection of Jewish books in the world?tens of millions of books that the Nazis looted from European Jewish families and institutions. Nazi soldiers and civilians emptied Jewish communal libraries, confiscated volumes from government collections, and stole from Jewish individuals, schools, and synagogues.... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 19.33
The Holocaust has never been so widely commemorated, but our understanding of the accepted narrative has rarely, if ever, been questioned. David Cesarani's sweeping reappraisal challenges accepted explanations for the anti-Jewish politics of Nazi Germany and the inevitability of the 'Final Solution'. The persecution of the Jews was not always the... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 120.00
Of the many medical specializations to transform themselves during the rise of National Socialism, anatomy has received relatively little attention from historians. While politics and racial laws drove many anatomists from the profession, most who remained joined the Nazi party, and some helped to develop the scientific basis for its racialist dogma.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
In 2009, Harper?s Magazine sent war-crimes expert Lawrence Douglas to Munich to cover the last chapter of the lengthiest case ever to arise from the Holocaust: the trial of eighty-nine-year-old John Demjanjuk. Demjanjuk?s legal odyssey began in 1975, when American investigators received evidence alleging that the Cleveland autoworker and naturalized... more...
- Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 14.57
<p>Marceline Loridan-Ivens was just fifteen when she was arrested by the Vichy government's militia, along with her father. He prepared her for the worst, telling her that he would not return. They were soon separated. The three kilometres between her father in Auschwitz and herself in Birkenau were an insurmountable distance, and yet... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 8.99
Modern-day Israel, and the Jewish community, are strongly influenced by the memory and horrors of Hitler and the Holocaust. Burg argues that the Jewish nation has been traumatized and has lost the ability to trust itself, its neighbors or the world around it. He shows that this is one of the causes for the growing nationalism and violence that are... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 84.00
As an esteemed historian, Karl Bosl persuaded people for some time that he had acted critically toward the Nazis and even participated in the resistance. Doubts about this story only arose much later. This edition, significantly expanded based on new sources, examines Bosl?s involvement with National Socialism behind the myth and discusses... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00
In 1944, members of the Sonderkommando -the "special squads," composed almost exclusively of Jewish prisoners, who ensured the smooth operation of the gas chambers and had firsthand knowledge of the extermination process-buried on the grounds of Auschwitz-Birkenau a series of remarkable eyewitness accounts of Nazi genocide. This careful and penetrating... more...