The Holocaust : a new history /

This landmark work answers two of the most fundamental questions in history - how, and why, did the Holocaust happen? Laurence Rees has spent twenty-five years meeting survivors and perpetrators of the Holocaust. Now, in his magnum opus, he combines their enthralling eyewitness testimony, a large am...

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Main Author: Rees, Laurence, 1957- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Public Affairs, [2017]
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Maps and Illustrations
  • Prologue
  • 1. Origins of Hate
  • 2. Birth of the Nazis (1919-1923)
  • 3. From Revolution to Ballot Box (1924-1933)
  • 4. Consolidating Power (1933-1934)
  • 5. The Nuremberg Laws (1934-1935)
  • 6. Education and Empire-Building (1935-1938)
  • 7. Radicalization (1938-1939)
  • 8. The Start of Racial War (1939-1940)
  • 9. Persecution in the West (1940-1941)
  • 10. War of Extermination (1941)
  • 11. The Road to Wannsee (1941-1942)
  • 12. Search and Kill (1942)
  • 13. Nazi Death Camps in Poland (1942)
  • 14. Killing, and Persuading Others to Help (1942-1943)
  • 15. Oppression and Revolt (1943)
  • 16. Auschwitz (1943-1944)
  • 17. Hungarian Catastrophe (1944)
  • 18. Murder to the End (1944-1945)
  • Postscript
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes
  • Index

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