Description - Encyclopedia of the Holocaust by Yad Vashem
Encyclopedia of the Holocaust is a comprehensive, authoritative one-volume 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 anti-semitism and Nazism. The essays are followed by more than 650 entries on significant aspects of the Holocaust, including people, cities and countries, camps, resistance movements, political actions, and outcomes. More than 300 black-and-white photographs from the archives at Yad Vashem bear witness to the horrors of the Nazi regime and at the same time attest to the invincibility of the human spirit. Coverage includes: In addition, there are entries on such topics as American Jewry and the Holocaust, Denial of the Holocaust, Films on the Holocaust, the Holocaust in Music, Nazi Propaganda, Youth Movements, Museums and Memorials. Best Specialist Reference Work of the Year - Reference Reviews UK
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(276mm x 219mm x mm)
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