Holocaust

Holocaust In examining one of the defining events of the twentieth century Doris Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historical political social cultural and military contexts Unlike many other treatments

  • Title: Holocaust
  • Author: Doris L. Bergen
  • ISBN: 9780742557147
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In examining one of the defining events of the twentieth century, Doris Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historical, political, social, cultural, and military contexts Unlike many other treatments of the Holocaust, this history traces not only the persecution of the Jews, but also other segments of society victimized by the Nazis Gypsies, homosexuals, Poles, Soviet PIn examining one of the defining events of the twentieth century, Doris Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historical, political, social, cultural, and military contexts Unlike many other treatments of the Holocaust, this history traces not only the persecution of the Jews, but also other segments of society victimized by the Nazis Gypsies, homosexuals, Poles, Soviet POWs, the disabled, and other groups deemed undesirable With clear and eloquent prose, Bergen explores the two interconnected goals that drove the Nazi German program of conquest and genocide purification of the so called Aryan race and expansion of its living space and discusses how these goals affected the course of World War II Including illustrations and firsthand accounts from perpetrators, victims, and eyewitnesses, the book is immediate, human, and eminently readable.

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    • This is an excellent overview of the Holocaust. It is written using ample personal stories and photographs which makes the impact of the Holocaust seem much more real. Bergen sets out four goals for this book and begins to unpack them over the next 300 or so pages. The first goal is to demonstrate that the Holocaust was global in its reach and worldwide in its consequences. Bergen believes that the Holocaust was something that did not simply happen one day, nor was attempting to solve a specific [...]



    • It's hard to say that you can really "like" an informational book about the Holocaust, but this book is worth the read, even just if you skim it and look at the pictures. I read excerpts to my class as we read "The Devil's Arithmetic."





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