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By Lyn Smith
Following the success of Forgotten Voices of the Great War, Lyn Smith visits the oral accounts preserved in the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive, to reveal the sheer complexity and horror of one of human history's darkest hours.
Presents a gripping account of the Rwandan genocide, one of the most appalling events of the twentieth century. This indictment of almost all the key figures and institutions involved amounts to a catalogue of failures that only serves to sharpen the horror of a tragedy that could have been avoided.
Why were the Nazis so successful in deporting Jews? Why did families such as Anne Frank's get turned in? This work pulls back the curtain on the shocking practice of Dutch bounty hunters of the Jews, and reveals that ordinary citizens were prepared to turn over their Jewish countrymen in...
Elie Wiesel was fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. After the war, Wiesel studied in Paris and later became a journalist. During an interview with the distinguished French writer, Francois Mauriac, he was persuaded to write about his experiences in the...
By Samuel Iwry
Like many European Jews, Sam Iwry began his life in Poland, but at the age of ten fled with his family to Russia before World War I. At age 29, Iwry was forced to flee again - this time from the Soviets - and ended up in Shanghai, China, joining...
A study of Holocaust education in schools, primarily in Canada and the UK, this volume explores the value of teaching the subject as an adjunct to citizenship studies and as part of the Council of Europe's initiative to promote and protect human rights for all people.
In this collection of Holocaust documents and sources, the words of Nazi leaders and common soldiers, SS doctors and European collaborators show how and why they planned and participated in mass murder, while the victims speak of their persecution and resistance.
Tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. In this title, Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father.
By John K. Roth
This interdisciplinary study, written by a Christian scholar and a Jewish scholar, explores the various ways in which the Holocaust has been studied and assesses its continuing significance. In this revised edition, Roth philosophy; director, Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Hum
By Martin Shaw
This comprehensive introduction to the study of war and genocide presents a disturbing case that the potential for slaughter is deeply rooted in the political, economic, social and ideological relations of the modern world. Most accounts of war and genocide treat them as separate phenomena.