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The Holocaust : a new history, Laurence Rees

Label
The Holocaust : a new history
Title
The Holocaust
Title remainder
a new history
Statement of responsibility
Laurence Rees
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 amount of which has never been published before, with the latest academic research to create the first accessible and authoritative account of the Holocaust in more than three decades. This is a new history of the Holocaust in three ways. First, and most importantly, Rees has created a gripping narrative that that contains a large amount of testimony that has never been published before. Second, he places this powerful interview material in the context of an examination of the decision making process of the Nazi state, and in the process reveals the series of escalations that cumulatively created the horror. Third, Rees covers all those across Europe who participated in the deaths, and he argues that whilst hatred of the Jews was always at the epicentre of Nazi thinking, what happened cannot be fully understood without considering the murder of the Jews alongside plans to kill millions of non-Jews, including homosexuals, 'Gypsies' and the disabled. Through a chronological, intensely readable narrative, featuring enthralling eyewitness testimony and the latest academic research, this is a compelling new account of the worst crime in history
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
940.53/18
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D804.3
LC item number
.R44 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The Holocaust : a new history, Laurence Rees
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The Holocaust : a new history, Laurence Rees
Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn971595119
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xv, 509 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241979969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)971595119

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