Offers worldwide coverage of the origins, forms, practitioners, and effects of antisemitism, leading to the Holocaust and surviving to the present day. 650 A-Z entries by over 200 scholars from 21 countries . Illustrations such as caricatures, political cartoons, maps, and pictures of famous antisemites and historical episodes .
Provides a comprehensive compilation of the people and terms that are essential for an understanding of the Holocaust. In 2,000 entries, it profiles major personalities, covers concentration and death camps, cities and countries, and significant events. Also included are important terms translated from German, French, Polish, Yiddish, and twelve other languages.
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.
A unique compilation of essays about the genocidal persecution fueling the Nazi regime in World War II. Written by world-renowned experts in the field, it confronts a vitally important and exceedingly difficult topic with sensitivity, courage, and wisdom, furthering our understanding of the Holocaust/Shoah psychoanalytically, historically, and through the arts.
Crafted by the research and production staff of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Historical Atlas of the Holocaust provides a unique depiction of Europe between 1933 and 1950. Compiled from archives around the world, the Atlas is based on extensive research into primary sources.
The historical dictionary is intended for the non-specialist with some background in history. However, it will also be of use as an accessible reference tool for more advanced research. Extensive introduction, comprehensive bibliography, and a chronology further supplement the usefulness of this volume.
This four-volume set provides reference entries, primary documents, and personal accounts from individuals who lived through the Holocaust that allow readers to better understand the cultural, political, and economic motivations that spurred the Final Solution.
Showcases a detailed look at the multifaceted attempts by Germany's Nazi regime, together with its collaborators, to annihilate the Jews of Europe during the Holocaust. Several introductory essays, along with a rich chronology, reference entries, primary documents, images, and a bibliography provide crucial information that readers will need in order to try to understand the Holocaust while undertaking research on that horrible event.
Holocaust movies have become an important segment of world cinema and the de-facto Holocaust education for many. One quarter of all American-produced Holocaust-related feature films have won or been nominated for at least one Oscar.
Featuring 300 alphabetically organized bio-critical essays on writers of memoirs, novels, poetry, short stories, and drama, ranging in length from 1,500 to 7,000 words, this comprehensive scholarly work presents a broad spectrum of voices remembering, interpreting, and reinterpreting one of the twentieth century's most politically and emotionally charged events.
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. Author entries include detailed biographical information as well as expert analytical interpretation. Work entries discuss each work in detail and include a critical essay written by an expert in the field.
A 7-volume encyclopedia, the result of years of work by the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, describes 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. For the first time, a single reference work will provide detailed information on each individual site.
The first volume to offer comprehensive insights into visitor reactions to a wide range of museum exhibitions, memorials, and memory sites. Drawing exclusively upon empirical research, chapters within the book offer critical insights about visitor experience at museums and memory sites in the United States, Poland, Austria, Germany, France, the UK, Norway, Hungary, Australia, and Israel.
This pioneering two-volume encyclopedia gathers data from historical studies, testimonies, and documents dealing with more than 1,100 ghettos throughout Eastern Europe. Supplemented by a special DVD of wartime footage of ghettos filmed in real time during the Holocaust.
Published by Moreshet, The Mordechai Anielevich Memorial Holocaust Study and Research Center, The Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Antisemitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University, and The Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism.
A peer-reviewed semi-annual scholarly journal on the Shoah. Since its inception in 1957, Yad Vashem Studies has featured path-breaking and thought-provoking articles about the Shoah by the leading researchers and thinkers on the subject in the world.
65 catalog books. Women’s Holocaust experiences are a distinct lens through which to view the Holocaust and its manifold repercussions for Jewish culture today. Thanks to the generous support of Lilith board member Frances Brandt, Lilith has created the Frances and Kathryn Brandt and Lilith Magazine Women’s Holocaust Memoir Collection at the University of Michigan.
Joseph Theo Adler and his wife, Marie F. (née Salomon) Adler, fled Nazi Germany after Joseph Adler's six-month internment in the concentration camp at Dachau, settling in Detroit, Michigan, in 1939. Joseph Adler was an avid philatelist and collector of information and memorabilia relating to his Jewish heritage, but also in a multitude of other areas as well: current events, notable figures, and travel, to name a few. The collection is organized into six series and their nested subseries approximating Joseph Adler's original arrangement.
105 letters documenting the experience of a German Jewish family before, during, and shortly after World War II. Nathan and Johannna Rosenberg of Breisach, Germany, had three sons: Julius (1900-1942), Eugen (1901-1964), and Alfred (1911-2005). Eugen left for Palestine in 1935. Alfred, with his wife, her parents, and her brother, immigrated to the United States in August 1938. Julius remained in Germany with his parents and was murdered at Auschwitz in August 1942. The letters were written to Alfred by his brothers, his parents, and other relatives between 1938 and 1946.
Explores Jewish life in Eastern Europe before, during and after World War II. The archive consists of nearly 400 interviews, conducted primarily in Yiddish, and mostly in small towns throughout Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Hungary and Slovakia.
The archive’s collection consists of over 4,400 testimonies that record the experiences of over 4,000 survivors, witnesses, bystanders and liberators of the Holocaust. The testimonies are available for research and can be watched in thirty-seven partner locations worldwide, including the University of Michigan Library.
This database covers the entire four-decade period (from 1918 to 1959) in which Klemperer kept his diaries. Klemperer, who primarily identified as "German," was the son of a reform rabbi and converted to Protestantism in 1912. For the Nazis, however, he remained a Jew and was persecuted as such. His careful observations and analyses from the Weimar Republic, the National Socialist era, and the German Democratic Republic illuminate what it meant to live under these three regimes. As the Nazis rose to power, he adopted the role of a "cultural historian of the catastrophe," documenting the ongoing withdrawal of rights from Jews.
One of the world’s most comprehensive archive on the victims and survivors of National Socialism. The collection has information on about 17.5 million people and belongs to the UNESCO’s Memory of the World. It contains documents on the various victim groups targeted by the Nazi regime.
This online portal is designed to encourage student learning experiences with digital primary sources on the Holocaust. It now offers over 200 curated, contextualized primary sources covering a wide range of themes and topics. Each source item features background description, an English translation, suggestions for secondary reading, and related links for further research.
Nasce nel luglio 2008 ad opera del Comitato promotore del progetto Museo della Shoah, costituitosi alla fine del 2006. La mission della Fondazione Museo della Shoah è quella di dare impulso alla costruzione del Museo Nazionale della Shoah a Roma.
The Harry W. Mazal Holocaust Collection is the life work of Harry W. Mazal (1937 - 2011), a businessman from Mexico City, who made his home in San Antonio, Texas. With the help of numerous volunteers, Mazal dedicated his life, time, and financial resources to creating a vast repository committed to commemorating the victims of the Holocaust around the world.
The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus Library Archive is a research, reference collection documenting the history, background, aftermath and impact of the Holocaust. It is our mission to acquire, preserve and service materials in all formats for our museum and the community-at-large.
Housed at the Oral History Division of the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Holocaust Oral History Collection includes around 1,400 audio interviews and transcripts. Audio and video interviews available in YouTube.
Consists of a collection of moral, ethics and halakhic questions and answers that were written during and after the Holocaust, The Institute found and assembled this priceless correspondence from thousands of scattered books and periodicals, virtually inaccessible to the public.
a research library and archive focused on the history of German-speaking Jews. Its extensive library, archival, and art collections comprise one of the most significant repositories of primary source material and scholarship on the centuries of Jewish life in Central Europe before the Holocaust.
Established in 1961, Moreshet, Mordechai Anielevich Memorial Holocaust Study and Research center is dedicated to the commemoration of Jewish organized resistance during World War II and the Holocaust. In particular, Moreshet focuses on the role of youth movements in Nazi-occupied Europe.
Wisconsin Historical Society archivists interviewed 22 Holocaust survivors and two American witnesses between 1974 and 1981. These oral histories are now available digitally and in their entirety for the first time, uncensored and unfiltered.
Drawn from the The National Archives (UK) and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, this collection contains a wealth of information regarding the British government's efforts to investigate and prosecute Nazi crimes during the period 1944-1949.
The evidence gathered sheds light on almost every aspect of the Holocaust, from the concentration camp system to the mass murder of the “incurably sick” in psychiatric hospitals. More importantly, it gives a voice to the victims of these atrocities, many of whom testified about their experiences immediately after the war.
The USHMM is the central repository in the US for the study of the Holocaust. Its collections include photographs, artifacts, films, music, archival documentation, books, and testimonies from Holocaust survivors, perpetrators, and eyewitnesses.
This archive was started in 1981 by Dr. Sidney Bolkosky, Professor of History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The Voice/Vision Archive promotes cultural, racial and religious understanding through unprecedented worldwide access to its collection of Holocaust survivor narratives.
The ultimate source for Holocaust education, documentation, commemoration and research. From the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem's integrated approach incorporates meaningful educational initiatives, groundbreaking research and inspirational exhibits.