The Making of a Jewish Ghetto
By (author) Tim Cole
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Holocaust City by Tim Cole
Book DescriptionDrawing from the ideas of critical geography and based on extensive archival research, Cole brilliantly reconstructs the formation of the Jewish ghetto during the Holocaust, focusing primarily on the ghetto in Budapest, Hungary--one of the largest created during the war, but rarely examined. Cole maps the city illustrating how spaces--cafes, theaters, bars, bathhouses--became divided in two. Throughout the book, Cole discusses how the creation of this Jewish ghetto, just like the others being built across occupied Europe, tells us a great deal about the nature of Nazism, what life was like under Nazi-occupation, and the role the ghetto actually played in the Final Solution.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415929691
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Tim Cole
Holocaust Landscapes, Hardback (May 2016)
An entirely original, deeply researched and compellingly written narrative, exploring the places and landscapes of the Holocaust.
Geographies of the Holocaust, Hardback (September 2014)
Explores the geographies of the Holocaust at every scale of human experience, from the European continent to the experiences of individual human bodies. Built on six innovative case studies, this book brings together historians, geographers, and geographic information scientists to interrogate the places and spaces of the genocide.
Traces of the Holocaust, Paperback (June 2011)
A multi-perspectival, broadly thematic exploration of ghettoization and deportation in Hungary as spatio-temporal processes, integrating the so-called 'spatial turn' in the humanities into Holocaust Studies. It explores ways of integrating the so-called 'spatial turn' in the humanities into Holocaust Studies.
Militarized Landscapes, Hardback (May 2010)» View all books by Tim Cole
Explores the comparative histories and geographies of militarized landscapes. Ranging from the Korean DMZ to nuclear testing sites in the American West, and from Gettysburg to Salisbury Plain, this title focuses on these often secretive, hidden, dangerous and invariably controversial sites that occupy huge swathes of national territories.
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Author Biography - Tim Cole
Tim Cole, a respected historian on the Holocaust, is Lecturer of European Social History at the University of Bristol. Cole has written widely on the topic and his previous book, Selling the Holocaust: From Auschwitz to Schindler, How History is Bought, Packaged, and Sold (Routledge, 1999), received wide media attention and critical praise.
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