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The anatomy of the Holocaust : selected works from a life of scholarship / Raul Hilberg, edited by Walter H. Pehle and René Schlott.

Author/creator Hilberg, Raul, 1926-2007 author.
Other author/creatorPehle, Walter H., 1941- editor.
Other author/creatorSchlott, René, 1977- editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2020.
Descriptionviii, 249 pages ; 23 cm.
Uniform titleAnatomie des Holocaust. English
Series Vermont studies on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
Vermont studies on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.
Contents Introduction / Walter H. Pehle and René Schlott -- Chapter 1. The Anatomy of the Holocaust -- Chapter 2. German Motivations for the Destruction of the Jews -- Chapter 3. The Bureaucracy of Annihilation -- Chapter 4. The Significance of the Holocaust -- Chapter 5. Incompleteness in Holocaust Historiography -- Chapter 6. Bitburg as Symbol -- Chapter 7. The Ghetto as a Form of Government -- Chapter 8. The Judenrat: Conscious or Unconscious "Tool" -- Chapter 9. I Was Not There -- Chapter 10. The Holocaust Mission: July 29 to August 12, 1979 -- Chapter 11. In Search of the Special Trains -- Chapter 12. Working on the Holocaust -- Chapter 13. The Development of Holocaust Research: A Personal Overview -- Index.
Abstract "Though best known as the author of the landmark 1961 work The Destruction of the European Jews, the historian Raul Hilberg produced a variety of archival research, personal essays, and other works over a career that spanned half a century. The Anatomy of the Holocaust collects some of Hilberg's most essential and groundbreaking writings-many of them published in obscure journals or otherwise inaccessible to nonspecialists-in a single volume. Supplemented with commentary and notes from Hilberg's longtime German editor and his biographer, it not only offers a multifaceted look at the man and the scholar, but also traces the evolution of Holocaust research from a marginal subdiscipline into a diverse and vital intellectual project"-- Provided by publisher.
General note"Originally published in German as Anatomie des Holocaust: Essays und Erinnerungen, © S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, 2016"--title page verso.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Hilberg, Raul, The anatomy of the holocaust First edition. New York : Berghahn Books, 2019. 9781789203561
LCCN 2019033792
ISBN9781789203554 hardcover
ISBN1789203554 hardcover
ISBN1789204895 paperback
ISBNelectronic book

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