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  • A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good

    A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good

    This book documents the devastating effects of genocide in the world's most destructive human environments since the end of World War II and explores why such events still occur. The entries describe the personal backgrounds, careers, and relationship to genocidal events, humanitarian actions, or international initiatives relevant to each person in the book.

  • Anti-Semitism and the

    Anti-Semitism and the "Final Solution": The Holocaust Overview

    This book analyzes the factors that led to the persecution of Jews, as well as the rise and fall of Hitler's Third Reich.

  • Armed Conflict and International Law: In Search of the Human Face

    Armed Conflict and International Law: In Search of the Human Face

    This book deals with the human perspectives of international humanitarian law, international criminal law, and the law on armed conflict.

  • Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka: The Holocaust Camps

    Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka: The Holocaust Camps

    This book details the system of camps in Europe during the Holocaust and recounts the horrifying conditions suffered by camp inmates as well as their struggles for life and hope in a world gone mad.

  • Biographical Dictionary of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

    Biographical Dictionary of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

    Documents the lives of some two thousand notable figures in twentieth-century Central and Eastern Europe. Provides concise profiles of the region's most important historical and cultural actors, from Ivo Andric to King Zog.

  • Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2

    Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2

    Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to 'Americana' and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.

  • Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II

    Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II

    This reference presents descriptions and analyses of nearly 200 significant post-World War II conflicts around the globe. It highlights the conflicts that dominate today's headlines and the events that changed the course of late twentieth-century history.

  • Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.

  • Encyclopedia of War Crimes and Genocide, Rev. ed.

    Encyclopedia of War Crimes and Genocide, Rev. ed.

    Examines the contemporary history of crimes against humanity, during both wartime and peacetime. Covers a wide range of relevant topics, including human rights, war criminals, war crimes, examples of genocide, international organizations and international law concerning war crimes.

  • Genocide and International Justice

    Genocide and International Justice

    Discusses the field of comparative genocide studies and outlines the stages of the Holocaust and provides detailed case studies examining ethnocide among Native Americans in the pre-colonial and early colonial period. Covers details about the various acts of genocide by the Mongols in Central Asia and the Armenian genocide, as well as the genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, and Darfur.

  • Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes

    Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes

    This set explores daily life in such totalitarian dictatorships as Nazi Germany, Stalin's Soviet Union, China under Mao, and North Korea. Entries focus on compelling personal histories detailing the experiences of individuals in these regimes. The personal experiences are conveyed in such first-hand accounts as memoirs, autobiographies, diaries, and letters.

  • Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler: The Nazi Holocaust Masterminds

    Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler: The Nazi Holocaust Masterminds

    This book thoroughly examines the causes and events that led up to the Holocaust, Adolf Hitler's rise to power, and the role he played in World War II in perpetuating the Holocaust.

  • Jewish American Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic

    Jewish American Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic

    Examines the chronological history of American Jews and Judaism from the Colonial times to present day and includes institutions, personalities, and analysis of major events.

  • Life in Nazi Germany

    Life in Nazi Germany

    This book examines life in Nazi Germany, representing one of the darkest chapters in human history as the regime of Adolf Hitler took dictatorial control while leading the country into war.

  • Life in a Nazi Concentration Camp

    Life in a Nazi Concentration Camp

    Living conditions, forced labor, punishment, and rituals of survival are among the topics discussed in this social history of Nazi concentration camps.

  • Novelists of the Jewish Culture

    Novelists of the Jewish Culture

    Provides essays of influential Jewish writers such as Saul Bellow, Primo Levi, Philip Roth and Elie Wiesel.

  • Overcoming Obstacles to Peace: Local Factors in Nation-Building

    Overcoming Obstacles to Peace: Local Factors in Nation-Building

    This monograph analyzes the impediments that local conditions pose to nation-building. It examines how external actors and local leaders in a variety of societies modified or worked around those conditions to promote enduring peace.

  • Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature

    Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature

    Covering the entire spectrum of the literature of the Holocaust era, from the beginnings of Nazism through the concentration camp experience, survivor syndrome and second generation response, this detailed survey includes entries on more than 200 authors and 300 works.

  • Refugees Worldwide

    Refugees Worldwide

    This collection of essays from leading authorities on refugee studies spotlights the realities and challenges of the global refugee population, utilizing international perspectives.

  • Resisting the Holocaust: Upstanders, Partisans, and Survivors

    Resisting the Holocaust: Upstanders, Partisans, and Survivors

    This book enables readers to learn about upstanders, partisans, and survivors from first-hand perspectives that reveal the many forms of resistance to the Nazis during the Holocaust.

  • Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies: The Holocaust Heroes

    Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies: The Holocaust Heroes

    This book recounts the actions some people took to save the lives of thousands of people trying to escape from the Nazis and their deadly persecution. Some heroes are now famous, but many unknown heroes took action to forge false identity papers, leave out food for refugees, and hide Jews in their homes.

  • The Rise of the Nazis

    The Rise of the Nazis

    This book explores why the Germans chose to follow Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, whose vision of German exceptionalism and world domination sparked a second and even more devastating world war.

  • The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, Vol. 1

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, Vol. 1

    Describe the universe of camps and ghettos, some 20,000 in all, that the Nazis and their allies operated, from Norway to North Africa and from France to Russia. This volume covers three groups of camps: the early camps that the Nazis established in the first year of Hitler's rule, the major SS concentration camps with their constellations of subcamps, and the special camps for Polish and German children and adolescents.

  • The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, Vol. 2

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, Vol. 2

    Offers a comprehensive account of how the Nazis conducted the Holocaust throughout the scattered towns and villages of Poland and the Soviet Union. It covers more than 1,150 sites, including both open and closed ghettos. Regional essays outline the patterns of ghettoization in 19 German administrative regions.

  • Warsaw, Lodz, Vilna: The Holocaust Ghettos

    Warsaw, Lodz, Vilna: The Holocaust Ghettos

    This book describes how the Jews kept alive their cultural and religious lives despite the poverty and hardships of ghetto life. Also included are accounts of the revolts by those who dared to fight back.

  • Wiesel, Wiesenthal, Klarsfeld: The Holocaust Survivors

    Wiesel, Wiesenthal, Klarsfeld: The Holocaust Survivors

    This book tells the harsh stories of those who lived through the Holocaust concentrating on the aftermath's effect on survivors. The fate of many Nazi war criminals is described as well.

  • Worldmark Modern Conflict and Diplomacy

    Worldmark Modern Conflict and Diplomacy

    This set presents easy-to-understand information on 90 global conflicts and diplomatic efforts. It covers specific conflicts that have had a truly global impact, as well as the efforts and organizations focused on solving these conflicts. Arranged alphabetically, each of the approximately 90 entries will cover the origins of a conflict or diplomatic effort, its current status, and its wide-ranging impact on the world.