This is an authoritative account of the operation of the Auschwitz death camp. "...a comprehensive work that is unlikely to be overtaken for many years. This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets." - Walter Laqueur, "The New Republic". "...a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a bulwark against forgetting." - ...
This is an authoritative account of the operation of the Auschwitz death camp. "...a comprehensive work that is unlikely to be overtaken for many years. This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets." - Walter Laqueur, "The New Republic". "...a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a bulwark against forgetting." - "Publishers Weekly". "Rigorously documented, brilliantly written, organized, and edited ...the most authoritative book about a place of unsurpassed importance in human history." - John K. Roth. "Never before has knowledge concerning every aspect of Auschwitz ...been made available in such authority, depth, and comprehensiveness." - Richard L. Rubenstein. Leading scholars from the United States, Israel, Poland, and other European countries provide the first comprehensive account of what took place at the Auschwitz death camp. Principal sections of the book address the institutional history of the camp, the technology and dimensions of the genocide carried out there, the profiles of the perpetrators and the lives of the inmates, underground resistance and escapes, and what the outside world knew about Auschwitz and when. It is published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
1994. HARDCOVER. A good ex-library copy with usual library markings. Minor cover wear. Pages are clean and free of writing. No dust jacket. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world.
G+ in Good jacket. Creme cloth boards with red lettering, upper corner of fep and half title page clipped 3", very very light moth ball smell and very light stain on back lower edge, G+, dust jacket has stain lower bottom edge about 6" long, Good.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Original cloth hard covers in pictorial dust jacket. SLight dust-soiling to top edge. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. Very neat--a sound and handsome copy!
A comprehensive and all-encompassing history of every aspect of Auschwitz. From the planning details through to the horror of the exterminations it is written in measured tones using primary source documents. For anyone studying the historical context and history of Auschwitz this is a must read.
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