Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp

Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp

Distribution: World
Publication date: 04/22/1998
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-253-20884-2
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A Selection of the Jewish Book Club

This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets." —Walter Laqueur, The New Republic

... a one-volume study of Auschwitz without peer in Holocaust literature." —Kirkus Reviews

... a comprehensive portrait of the largest and most lethal of the Nazi death camps... serves as a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a bulwark against forgetting."—Publishers Weekly

More than a million people were murdered at Auschwitz, of whom 90 percent were Jews. Here leading scholars from around the world provide the first comprehensive account of what took place at Auschwitz.

Author Bio

Yisrael Gutman is Professor Emeritus of Jewish History at Hebrew University and former Director of the Research Center, Yad Vashem.
Michael Berenbaum is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation and former Director of the United States Holocaust Research Institute.

Reviews

““This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets.” —Walter Laqueur, The New Republic “ . . . a one-volume study of Auschwitz without peer in Holocaust literature.” —Kirkus Reviews “ . . . a comprehensive portrait of the largest and most lethal of the Nazi death camps . . . serves as a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a bulwark against forgetting.” —Publishers Weekly More than a million people were murdered at Auschwitz, of whom 90 percent were Jews. Here leading scholars from around the world provide the first comprehensive account of what took place at Auschwitz.”

““This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets.” —Walter Laqueur, The New Republic “ . . . a one-volume study of Auschwitz without peer in Holocaust literature.” —Kirkus Reviews “ . . . a comprehensive portrait of the largest and most lethal of the Nazi death camps . . . serves as a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a bulwark against forgetting.” —Publishers Weekly More than a million people were murdered at Auschwitz, of whom 90 percent were Jews. Here leading scholars from around the world provide the first comprehensive account of what took place at Auschwitz.”

“Filled with relevant illustrations and detailed notes, Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp is an indispensable guide to Auschwitz and all that is has come to represent. It is an important contribution to the body of work on the Holocaust, and a copy of this book should be added to every public and private library.”
 — The Jewish Eye

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