The Holocaust in Eastern Europe

The Holocaust in Eastern Europe

At the Epicenter of the Final Solution

Book - 2018
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Waitman Wade Beorn's The Holocaust in Eastern Europe provides a comprehensive history of the Holocaust in the region that was the central location of the event itself while including material often overlooked in general Holocaust history texts. First introducing Jewish life as it was lived before the Nazis in Eastern Europe, the book chronologically surveys the development of Nazi policies in the area over the period from 1939 to 1945. This book provides an overview of both the German imagination and obsession with the East and its impact on the Nazi genocidal project there. It also covers the important period of Soviet occupation and its effects on the unfolding of the Holocaust in Eastern Europe. This text also treats in detail other themes such as ghettoization, the Final Solution, rescue, collaboration, resistance, and many others. Throughout, Beorn includes detailed examples of the similarities and differences of the nature of the Holocaust in various regions, in the words of perpetrators, witnesses, collaborators, and victims/survivors. -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: London, UK ; New York, USA : Bloomsbury Academic/Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018
ISBN: 9781474232197
1474232191
9781474232180
1474232183
Characteristics: x, 342 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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