War & Genocide

War & Genocide

A Concise History of the Holocaust

Book - 2009
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"In examining one of the defining events of the 20th century, Doris Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historical, political, social, cultural, and military contexts. Unlike many other treatments of the Holocaust, this revised, second edition discusses not only the persecution of the Jews, but also other segments of society victimized by the Nazis: Gypsies, homosexuals, Poles, Soviet POWs, the handicapped, and other groups deemed undesirable. With clear and eloquent prose, Bergen explores the two interconnected goals that drove the Nazi program of conquest and genocide - purification of the so-called Aryan race and expansion of its living space - and discusses how these goals affected the course of World War II."--Jacket.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2009]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780742557154
Branch Call Number: 940.5318 B4531W 2009
Characteristics: x, 279 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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