Genocide & ethnic cleansing

    War and Genocide: Organised Killing in Modern Society

    By Martin Shaw

    Hardback £49.21

    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.

    Pianist

    By Wladyslaw Szpilman

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The powerful and bestselling memoir of a young Jewish pianist who survived the war in Warsaw against all odds. Made into a Bafta and Oscar-winning film.

    The Longest Shadow: In the Aftermath of the Holocaust: 2002

    By Geoffrey H. Hartman

    Paperback Save £7.54 = £17.45

    This collection of essays explores life and culture, meaning and memory in the aftermath of the Holocaust. It takes up the question, "has the world learned anything?", discussing issues such as how artists, scholars and teachers have represented and transmitted experiences of the Holocaust.

    Annihilating Difference

    Paperback Save £8.34 = £18.66

    Genocide is one of the most pressing issues that confronts us today. Its death toll is staggering: over one hundred million dead. This book collects together original essays on genocide, exploring a wide range of cases, including Nazi Germany, Cambodia, Guatemala, Rwanda and Bosnia.

    Hitler\'s Ghettos: Voices from a Beleaguered Society 1939-1944

    By Nicola Rudge Iannelli

    Hardback £61.86

    This study draws heavily on the testimonies of those who suffered in the ghettos of eastern Europe during World War II. The intention is to look at the the ghettos "from below", focusing on behaviour, values and suffering, as well as on the heroism and the passiveness of the Jewish...

    Sources of Holocaust Research: An Analysis

    By Raul Hilberg

    Hardback Save £3.92 = £12.03

    The acknowledged master of Holocaust historians offers an analysis of the nature of the sources, with attention to structure, style, and content.

    The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust: 3 volume set

    Hardback Save £51.14 = £82.86

    This title reclaims the distinctive culture of thousands of Jewish communities lost during the Holocaust. It chronicles the people, habits and customs of more than 6500 thriving Jewish communities. It clarifies locations of settlements based on documents and maps found in recently opened archives.

    The Holocaust and Collective Memory

    By Peter Novick

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    How and when did the Holocaust come to loom so large in postwar Jewish and American and international life? This book sets out to answer this question. It also asks whether defining Jewishness in terms of victimhood alone does not hand Hitler a posthumous victory.

    Auschwitz

    By Laurence Rees

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    We discover how Auschwitz evolved from a concentration camp for Polish political prisoners into the site of the largest mass murder in history - part death camp, part concentration camp, where around a million Jews were killed.

    Understanding the Holocaust

    By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    Paperback Save £9.54 = £20.45

    What was the Holocaust? Were ordinary Germans morally culpable for murdering millions of innocent victims? This volume seeks to explore these and other ethical, moral, cultural and religious questions within a historical context.

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