The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust

By Editors: Robert Rozett and Shmuel Spector

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 528

ISBN: 0-8160-4333-7


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Encyclopedia of the Holocaust is a comprehensive, authoritative reference that provides reliable information on this ignoble and frightening episode of modern history. It features eight essays on the history of the Holocaust and its antecedents, as well as coverage of such topics as the history of European Jewry, Jewish contributions to European culture, and the rise of antisemitism and Nazism. The essays are followed by more than 300 photographs and approximately 650 entries on significant aspects of the Holocaust, including people, cities and countries, camps, resistance movements, political actions, and outcomes. In addition, there are entries on such topics as American Jewry and the Holocaust, Holocaust denial, the Holocaust in films and music, Nazi propaganda, youth movements, museums and memorials.