The Holocaust : The Third Reich and the Jews
By: Engel, David.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Seminar Studies In History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (197 p.).ISBN: 9781317861379.Subject(s): Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 | National socialism | World War, 1939-1945 -- AtrocitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Holocaust : The Third Reich and the JewsDDC classification: 940.53/18 | 940.5318 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Publisher's acknowledgements; Note on place names; List of maps; Chronology; Who's who; Glossary; Maps; PART ONE ANALYSIS; 1 STUDYING THE HOLOCAUST; Holocaust and genocide; Who is right?; Studying the Holocaust historically; 2 THE JEWS; Jewish origins; The Jews in Christian Europe; In modern times; 3 HITLER, NAZIS, GERMANS, AND JEWS; The Jews in Hitler's world view; Jews in the ideology and programme of Nazism; Jews in German public opinion; True believers and the First World War; Ordinary men or ordinary Germans?
4 1933-41: A TWISTED ROAD?A diabolical plot of the work of 'only men'?; The state of documentation; A step-by-step process?; Jewish policy and global strategy; 5 RESPONDING TO PERSECUTION; Perceiving the threat; To leave or not to leave?; Communal leadership: coping and resisting; Zionism, German Jewry, and world Jewry; External obstacles to emigration; 6 THE TRANSITION TO KILLING; Why begin killing?; The means of murder; Organizing the transports; 7 RESPONDING TO MURDER; Information and imagination; Communal responsibility and strategies for survival; The unofficial community and resistance
Local non-Jewish leaders and populations: opposition and complicityBeyond the Nazi realm; 8 HUMANITY, MODERNITY, AND THE HOLOCAUST; PART TWO DOCUMENTS; 1 The definition of 'genocide', by the word's inventor; 2 From an early speech by Hitler about the Jews; 3 An ex-Nazi evaluates the anti-Jewish aspect of National Socialism, 1939; 4 Hitler and Horthy discuss the fate of Hungarian Jewry, April 1943; 5 Kristallnacht in German public opinion; 6 Germans confront the deportation of their Jewish neighbours, 1941; 7 The Lublin reservation
8 A German Jewish editor assesses the impact of the Nuremberg laws9 A German Jewish woman describes her experience in the early Nazi years; 10 A Jewish man commits suicide in protest over exclusion from the German nation; 11 A German Jewish leader describes the 'return to Judaism'; 12 A Zionist explains how his movement can help German Jews; 13 A Polish report describes conditions for Jews after the German conquest; 14 Goering instructs Heydrich to prepare a 'total solution' of the Jewish question
15 Notes by Goebbels on a meeting with Hitler concerning the implications of Germany's declaration of war against the United States16 Invitation to the Wannsee conference; 17 An eyewitness describes a mass shooting in the Soviet Union; 18 A Sonderkommando member describes the Bełżec killing centre; 19 The Polish underground reports the liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto; 20 An early assessment of German policy towards Jews in occupied Poland; 21 The story of a mass shooting is met with disbelief; 22 The first Jewish intuition of a Nazi murder programme
23 A youth movement member becomes an underground courier
Fully revised and updated, this second edition includes:· A much expanded selection of original documents, many never before anthologised in English· Added treatment of the role of non-Germans in the Holocaust and the geographical variations in Jewish response· Additional consideration of the much-debated nexus between the Holocaust and modernity· A new section on how 'the Holocaust' developed as a distinct historical topic· Useful and informative Chronology, Who's Who and Glossary David Engel's book is a taut, compact narration that appeals to the intellect as much, if not more, tha
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