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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Art Spiegelman's Maus.

Holocaust History Project.

Holocaust Memorial Center.

Holocaust Museum (Houston).

Holocaust Survivors.

Literature of the Holocaust.

US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Women & the Holocaust.

Yad Vashem.

In the Library: Articles

Acocella, Joan. “A hard case,” New Yorker (6/17/02):162-170.

Friedrich, Otto. "The Kingdom of Auschwitz: 1950-45," in his End of the World: A History (NY, 1982), pp. 279-334.

Gerlach, Christian. "The Wannsee Conference, the fate of German Jews, & Hitler's decision in principle to exterminate all European Jews," Journal of Modern History 70 (1998):759-812.

Meyer, Arno J. "Memory & history: on the poverty of remembering & forgetting the Judeocide," Radical History Review 56 (spr 93):5-22.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Abzug, Robert H. Inside the Vicious Heart: Americans & the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps (NY: Oxford, 1985).

Adler, Jacques. The Jews of Paris and the Final Solution: Communal Response & Internal Conflicts 1940-1944 (NY: Oxford, 1987).

Aly, Gotz & Susanne Heim. Architects of Annihilation: Auschwitz & the Logic of Destruction (Princeton NJ: Princeton U., 2003).

Aly, Gotz. “Final Solution”: Nazi Population Policy & the Murder of the European Jews (NY: Oxford, 1999).

Bankier, David (ed.) Probing the Depths of German Antisemitism: German Society & the Persecution of the Jews, 1933-1941 (?: Berghahn, 2001).

Bartov, Omer. Murder in our Midst: The Holocaust, Industrial Killing, & Representation (NY: Oxford, 1996).

Black, Edwin. IBM & the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany & America's Most Powerful Corporation (NY: Three Rivers, 2002).

Block, Gay & Malka Drucker. Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Change in the Holocaust (NY: Monthly Review, 1992).

Breitman, Richard. The Architect of Genocide: Himmler & the Final Solution (Hanover NH: U. Press of New England, 1991).

Brenner, Rachel Feldhay. Writing as Resistance: Four Women Confronting the Holocaust: Edith Stein, Simone Weil, Anne Frank, Etty Hillesum (University Park PA: Pennsylvania State U, 1997).

Brostoff, Anita (ed.) Flares of Memory: Stories of Childhood During the Holocaust (Survivors Remember) (NY: Oxford, 2001).

Burleigh, Michael & Wolfgang Wipperman. The Racial State: Germany, 1933-1945 (NY: Cambridge, 1991).

Carp, Martias. Holocaust in Romania: Facts and Documents on Annihilation of Romania's Jews 1940-1944 (Bucharest: Atelierele Grafice, 1946; reprinted by Simon Publications, 2000).

Clendinnen, Inga. Reading the Holocaust (NY: Cambridge, 1999).

Cohen, Rose Lehrer & Saul Issroff. The Holocaust in Lithuania: A Book of Remembrance (Hewlett NY: Gefen, 2002).

Dawidowicz, Lucy S. The War Against the Jews, 1933-1945 (NY: Bantam, 1986).

Des Pres, Terrence. The Survivor: An Anatomy of Life in Death Camps (NY: Oxford, 1976).

Dorian, Emil. The Quality of Witness: A Romanian Diary, 1937-1944 (Jewish Publications Society of America, 1982).

Epstein, Helen. Children of the Holocaust (NY: Putnam, 1979). Stories of the sons & daughters of survivors.

Eizenstat, Stuart E. Imperfect Justice: Looted Assets, Slave Labor & the Unfinished Business of World War II (NY: Public Affairs, 2003).

Felman, Shoshana & Dori Laub. Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis & History (NY: Routledge, 1992).

Finkelstein, Norman. Remember Not to Forget: A Memory of the Holocaust (NY: F. Watts, 1985).

__________. The Holocaust Industry: A Reflection on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering (NY: Verso, 2000).

Friesová, Jana Renée. Fortress of My Youth: Memoir of a Terezín Survivor (Madison: U. Wisconsin, 200?).

Friedlander, Henry. The Origins of Nazi Genocide: From Euthanasia to the Final Solution (Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 1995).

Gilbert, Martin. The Righteous: The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust (NY: Henry Holt, 2003).

Gilman, Sander. The Jew's Body (NY: Routledge, 1992).

Gottlieb, Roger S.(ed.) Thinking the Unthinkable: Meanings of the Holocaust (NY: Paulist, 1990).

Gross, Jan T. Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland (Princeton NJ: Princeton U., 2001).

Herbert, Ulrich (ed.) National Socialist Extermination Policies: Contemporary German Peerspectives & Controversies (?: Berghahn, 2001).

Hoffman, Eva. After Such Knowledge: Memory, History & the Aftermath of the Holocaust (NY: PublicAffairs, 2003).

Insdorf, Annette. Indelible Shadows: Film & the Holocaust (NY: Cambridge, 2002).

Ioanid, Radu. The Holocaust in Romania: The Destruction of Jews & Gypsies under the Antonescu Regime, 1940-1944 (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2000).

Kertzer, Adrienne. My Mother's Voice: Children, Literature & the Holocaust (Orchard Park NY: Broadview, 2002).

Kremer, S. Lillian. Women's Holocaust Writing: Memory & Imagination (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 1999).

Lang, Berel. Holocaust Representation: Art within the Limits of History & Ethics (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2003).

Laska, Vera (ed.) Women in the Resistance & in the Holocaust: The Voices of Eyewitnesses (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1983).

Leff, Laurel. Buried by the Times: The Holocaust & America's Most Important Newspaper (NY: Cambridge, 2005).

Levi, Neil & Michael Rothberg (eds.) Holocaust: Theoretical Readings (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers, 2003)

Levi, Primo. Survival in Auschwitz: The Nazi Assault on Humanity [1958] (trans. Stuart Woolf; NY: touchstonme, 1986).

__________. The Drowned & the Saved [1986] (trans. Raymond Rosenthal; NY: Simon & Schuster, 1988).

Lévy-Hass, Hanna. Diary of Bergen Belsen: The Story of How One Woman Survived the Holocaust (Chicago: Haymarket, 2007).

Lewy, Guenter. The Nazi Persecution of the Gypsies (NY: Oxford, 2000).

Longerich, Peter. The Unwritten Order: Hitler's Role in the Final Solution (?: Tempus, 2002).

Lukas, Richard C. Did the Children Cry? Hitler's War Against Jewish & Polish Children, 1939-1945 (NY, 1994).

Marcuse, Harold. Legacies of Dachau: The Uses & Abuses of a Concentration Camp, 1933-2001 (NY: Cambridge, 2001).

Morgan, Michael L. (ed.) A Holocaust Reader: Responses to the Nazi Extermination (NY: Oxford, 2000)

Moore, Bob. Victims & Survivors: The Nazi Persecution of the Jews in the Netherlands 1940-1945 (NY: Oxford, 1997).

Ogilvie, Sarah A. & Scott Miller. Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers & the Holocaust (Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 2006).

Phayer, Michael & Eva Fleischner. Cries in the Night: Women Who Challenged the Holocaust
(Kansas City: Sheed & Ward, 1997).

__________. The Catholic Church & the Holocaust, 1930-1965 (Bloomington: Indiana U, 2001).

Rees, Laurence. Auschwitz: A New History (NY: Public Affairs, 2005).

Rittner, Carol l & John K. Roth. Different Voices: Women & the Holocaust (NY: Paragon, 1993).

Roseman, Mark. The Villa, the Lake, the Meeting: Wannsee & the Final Solution (London: Allen Lane, 2002).

Rosner, Bernat & Frederic C. Tubach with Sally Patterson Tubach. An Uncommon Friendship: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust (Berkeley: U. of California, 2003).

Rosner, Bernat & Frederic C. Tubach. An Uncommon Friendship: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust (Berkeley: U. California, 2002).

Ryback, Timothy W. The Last Survivor: Legacies of Dachau (NY: Vintage, 1999).

Sacco, Jack. Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion & the Liberation of Dachau (NY: Harper Collins, 2003).

Spiegelman, Art. Maus ll: A Survivor's Tale. And Here My Troubles Began (NY: Pantheon, 1993).

Tanay, Emmanuel. Passport to Life: Autobiographical Reflections on the Holocaust (?: Forensic, 2005).

Van Pelt, Robert Jan. The Case for Auschwitz. Evidence from the Irving Trial (Bloomington: Indiana U, 2002).

Velmans, Edith. Edith’s Story: The True Story of a Young Girl’s Courage and Survival During World War II (NY: Bantam, 2001).

Wardi, Dina. Memorial Candles: Children of the Holocaust (NY: Routledge,1992).

Whitely, Suzanne Mehler. Appel is Forever. A Child's Memoir (Detroit: Wayne State U, 1999).

Wisenberg, S.L. Holocaust Girls: History, Memory & Other Obsessions (Lincoln: U. Nebraska, 2002).

Wyman, David S. & Rafael Medoff. A Race Against Death: Peter Bergson, America & the Holocaust (NY: New Press, 2002).

Yahil, Leni. The Holocaust: The Fate of the European Jewry 1932-1945 (NY: Oxford, 1990).

In the Library: Fiction

Bassani, Giorgio. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (trans. William Weaver; NY: Harcourt Brace, 1977).

Koestler, Arthur. Arrival & Departure (London, 1943).

Ozick, Cynthia. The Shawl (NY: Knopf, 1989).

Wiesel, Elie. Night (NY: Bantam, 1960). Classic account of death camp horror.

__________. After the Darkness (NY: Schocken, 2002).

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"After Auschwitz: Battle for the Holocaust" [2001], dir. Paul Yule, 50m. From Cinema Guild.

"The Counterfeiters" [2007], dir. Stefan Ruzowitzky, 106m. In video stores. A few Jewish men struggle to survive concentration camp by cooperating with Nazis' Operation Bernhard, aimed at flooding Allies with counterfeit money.

"The Garden of the Finzi-Continis" [1970], dir. Vitorio di Sica, 95m. In video stores.

"Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg" [1990], dir. Kjell Grede, 118m. Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat who provided visas to help many Hungarian Jews escape Nazis.

"Korczak" [1990], Andrzej Wajda, 115m. In video stores. Pediatrician/director of Jewish orphanage who stayed with his 200 charges & died with them during Nazi occupation.

"Life is Beautiful" [1998], dir. Roberto Benigni, ?m. In video stores.

"Paragraph 175" [2000], dir. Rob Epstein & Jeffrie Friedman, 81m. Reconstructs gay life in Germany before & during Holocaust through interviews with concentration camp survivors.

"The Pianist" [2002], dir. Roman Polanski, 150m. In video stores. Jewish pianist survives with help from friends in Nazi-occupied Warsaw.

"Schindler's List" [1993], dir. Steven Spielberg, 187m. In video stores.

"Shoah" [1985], dir. ?, ?m. From New Yorker Films.

"Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness" [2000], dir. Robert Kirk, 103m. In video stores. Documentary on Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who provided visas to save hundreds of Jewish refugees from Nazis.

"Triumph of the Spirit" [1989], dir. Robert M. Young, 121m. In video stores.

"Who Shall Live & Who Shall Die?" [1982], dir. Laurence Jarvik, 90m. From Kino International. Role of US during 30s in deciding fate of Jews.

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