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Subject: nned wwii/holocaust, and similar books for a class
Date Posted: 8/27/2008 9:09 PM ET
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I need one or two books from this list. I know many are WL, but I will take what I can get.



Ackermann and Jahoda, Anti‑Semitism and Emotional Disorder.  A Psychoanalytic Interpretation (1950); Almog, Nationalism and Antisemitism in Modern Europe 1815‑1945 (1990); Almog (ed.), Antisemitism through the Ages (1988); Arendt, Antisemitism. Part I of Origins of Totalitarianism (1968); Boyer, Political Radicalism in Late Imperial Vienna (1981); R. Chickering, We Men Who Feel Most German: a Cultural Study of the Pan‑German League, 1886‑1914 (1986); Busi, The Pope of Antisemitism [Edouard‑Adolphe Drumont]; H. S. Chamberlain, Foundations of the Nineteenth Century (1899); Norman Cohn, Warrant for Genocide. The Myth of the Jewish World‑Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (1967); Fein (ed.), The Persisting Question. Sociological Perspectives and Social Contexts of Modern Antisemitism (1987); G. Field, Evangelist of Race: the Germanic Vision of Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1981); Geehr, Karl Lueger, Mayor of Fin de siecle Vienna (1990); Gilman, Jewish Self‑Hatred (1986); Hertzberg, The French Enlightenment and the Jews.  The Origins of Modern Anti‑Semitism (1968); Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf; ***Adolf Hitler: Speeches and Proclamations, 1932‑1945. 4 vols. ed. Domarus; J. Katz, From Prejudice to Destruction. Antisemitism 1700‑1933 (1980); J. Katz, The Darker Side of Genius. Richard Wagner's Anti‑Semitism (1986); Langmuir, Toward a Definition of Antisemitism (1990); R. S. Levy, The Downfall of the Anti‑Semitic Political Parties in Imperial Germany (1975); Lindemann, The Jew Accused: Three  Anti‑Semitic Affairs (1991); Low, Jews in the Eyes of the Germans from the Enlightenment to Imperial Germany (1979); G. Mosse, Toward the Final Solution (1978); G. Mosse, The Crisis of German Ideology (1964); Pauley, From Prejudice to Persecution: A History of Austrian Antisemitism (1992); R. Po‑chia Hsia, The Myth of Ritual Murder: Jews and Magic in Reformation Germany (1988); Poliakov, The Aryan Myth: a History of Racist and Nationalist Ideas in Europe (1974); Pulzer, The Rise of Political Antisemitism in Germany and Austria; P. L. Rose, Revolutionary Antisemitism in Germany from Kant to Wagner; Stark,  Entrepreneurs of Ideology: Neconservative Publishers in Germany, 1890‑1933; Michael Steinberg, Sabers and Brown Shirts: the German Students' Path to National Socialism, 1918‑1935 (1978); Fritz Stern, The Politics of Cultural Despair (1965); Zimmermann, Wilhelm Marr. The Patriarch of Anti‑Semitism (1986); Pierre Birnbaum (ed), Paths of Emancipation: Jews, States and Citizenship; R. S. Levy (ed.), A Lie and a Libel: History of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (1995); D. G. Goodman and M. Miyazawa, Jews in the Japanese Mind; Robert Blobaum (ed.), Antisemitism and Its Opponents in Modern Poland; A. Levenson, Between Philosemitism and Antisemitism: Defenses of Jews and Judaism in Germany, 1871-1932; Brustein, Roots of Hate: Anti-Semitism in Europe before the Holocaust; Perry and Schweitzer. Antisemitism.  Myth and Hate from Antiquity to the Present; Helmut Smith, The Butcher's Tale: Murder and Anti-Semitism in a German Town; Jeremy Cohen, Christ Killers: The Jews and the Passion from the Bible to the Big Screen; Felsenstein, Anti-Semitic Stereotypes:  A Paradigm of Otherness in English Popular Culture, 1660-1830; Lindemann, Esau’s Tears: Modern Anti-Semitism and the Rise of the Jews;





**K. D. Bracher, The German Dictatorship (1969); **Barkai, From Boycott to Annihilation. The Economic Struggle of German Jews, 1933‑1945 (1989); Christopher Browning, The Path to Genocide (1993); **Browning, The Origins of the Final Solution;  Burrin, Hitler and the Jews:  the Genesis of the Holocaust (1994); R. Cecil, The Myth of the Master Race. Alfred Rosenberg and Nazi Ideology; J. Fest, The Face of the Third Reich; Conan Fischer, Stormtroopers: a  Social, Economic, and Ideological Analysis, 1929‑35 (1983); Robert Gellately, The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933‑1945 (1990); Josef Goebbels, Michael [a novel]; Sarah Gordon, Hitler, Germans, and the "Jewish Question" (1984); Jaeckel, Hitler's World View; Kershaw, Hitler; Kershaw, Popular Opinion and Political Dissent in the Third Reich: Bavaria 1933‑1945 (1984); ***Kershaw, Hitler, 1889-1936 (vol. 1) and Hitler, 1936-1945 (vol. 2); Koonz, Mothers in the Fatherland; Ezra Mendelsohn, The Jews of East Central Europe between the World Wars; Merkl, Political Violence under the Swastika: 581 Early Nazis; John Milfull (ed.), Why Germany? National Socialist Antisemitism and the European Context (1992); Nicosia (ed.), Germans against Nazism. Noncompliance, Opposition and Resistance in the Third Reich; Niewyk, The Jews in Weimar Germany; Pehle (ed.), November 1938. From `Kristallnacht' to Genocide (1991); Peukert, Inside Nazi Germany:  Conformity, Opposition, and Racism in Everyday Life (1987); H. Rauschning, The Revolution of Nihilism (1939); James M. Rhodes, The Hitler Movement: a Modern Millenarian Revolution (1980); Alfred Rosenberg,  Selected Writings (1970); Ernst von Salomon, Der Fragebogen (1951) [The Answers of Ernst von Salomon, 1954]; Schleunes, The Twisted Road to Auschwitz (1971); Showalter, Little Man, What Now? Der Stuermer in the Weimar Republic; J. P. Stern, Hitler. The Fuehrer and the People (Berkeley, 1975); Burleigh, Death and Deliverance: Euthanasia in Germany c. 1900‑1945 (1994); Gruner, Jewish Forced Labor under the Nazis: Economic Needs and Racial Aims; Steinweis, Studying the Jew: Scholarly Antisemitism in Nazi Germany;




Reference [not for review]: Martin Gilbert (ed.), Atlas of the Holocaust (1982); Yisrael Guttman (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Holocaust. 4 vols. 1990; John Mendelsohn (ed.), The Holocaust: Selected Documents in Eighteen Volumes 


General accounts


**Dawidowicz, The War Against the Jews (1975); Martin Gilbert, The Holocaust: the Jewish Tragedy (1986); ***Raul Hilberg, The Destruction of the European Jews (3 vols., 1985); Steven Katz, The Holocaust in Historical Context. Vol 1. The Holocaust and Mass Death before the Modern Age (1994); Nora Levin, The Holocaust (1973); **Leni Yahil, The Holocaust: the Fate of European Jewry, 1932‑1945 (1990); **Henry Friedlander, The Origins of Nazi Genocide: From Euthanasia to the Final Solution (1995);** Friedlaender, Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1933‑39; **Friedlaender, The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945;




Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem (1963); Peter Baldwin (ed.), Reworking the Past: Hitler, the Holocaust, and the Historians' Debate (1990); Yehuda Bauer, The Holocaust in Historical Perspective (1978); Bettelheim, The Informed Heart [1971]; Dawidowicz, The Holocaust and the Historians (198?); Gerald Fleming, Hitler and the Final Solution; Furet (ed.), Unanswered Questions:  Nazi Germany and the Genocide of the Jews (1989); Ceserani (ed.) The Final Solution: Origins and Implementation (1995); Kren & Rappoport, The Holocaust and the Crisis of Human Behavior; Charles Maier, The Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust, and German National Identity; Marrus, The Holocaust in History; Arno J. Mayer, Why Did the Heavens not Darken (1989); Bartov, Murder in Our Midst: the Holocaust, Industrial Killing, and Representation (1996);  Todorov, Facing the Extreme: Moral Life in the Concentration Camps; W. Sofsky, The Order of Terror: the Concentration Camp; **Goldhagen, Hitler's Willing Executioners; Finkelstein/Birn, A Nation on Trial: The Goldhagen Thesis and Historical Truth; Eley (ed.) The “Goldhagen Effect”; M. T. Allen, The Business of Genocide: SS,Slave Labor, and the Concentration Camps;




K. B. Bardakjian, Hitler and the Armenian Genocide (1985); V. N. Dadrian, The History of the Armenian Genocide: Ethnic Conflict from the Balkans to Anatolia to the Caucasus (1995); Heinz Heger, The Men with the Pink Triangle (1980); [homosexual victims]; Herbert Hirsch, Genocide and the Politics of Memory (1995); Hovannisian, The Armenian Genocide. History, Politics, Ethics; Richard Plant, The Pink Triangle: The Nazi War against Homosexuals (1986); Donald Kendrick and Grattan Puxon, The Destiny of Europe's Gypsies; Leo Kuper, The Prevention of Genocide (1986); Richard Lukas, The Forgotten Holocaust: the Poles under German Occupation, 1939‑1944 (1986); Melson, Revolution and Genocide. On the Origins of the Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust (1992); Janos Szoenyi, The Fate of the Gypsies under Fascism (1964); Frank Chalk, The History and Sociology of Genocide:  Analyses and Case Studies (1990); A. S. Rosenbaum (ed.), Is the Holocaust Unique? Perspectives on Comparative Genocide; Lewy, The Nazi Persecution of the Gypsies; Phillip T. Rutherford. Prelude to the Final Solution: The Nazi Program for Deporting Ethnic Poles, 1939-1941;




Alexander Donat, Holocaust Kingdom (1965); Bertha Ferderber‑Salz, And the Sun Kept Shining; R. Hilberg (ed.), The Warsaw Diary of Adam Czerniakow (1979); Rudolf Hoess, Kommandant in Auschwitz (1961); Rudolf Hoess et al., KL Auschwitz seen by the SS; Eugen Kogon, Theory and Practice of Hell (1950); P. Levi, Survival in Auschwitz (1959); P. Levi, The Drowned and the Saved (1988); F. Mueller, Eyewitness in Auschwitz; G. Schneider, Journey into Terror; G. Schneider, Exile and DEstruction: the Fate of the Austrian Jews (1995) Gitta Sereny, Into that Darkness [Franz Stangl] (1974); Simon Wiesenthal, The Murderers Among Us. The Wiesenthal memoirs (1967); Josey Fisher (ed.), The Persistence of Youth: oral Testimonies of the Holocaust (1991); Lawrence Langer, Holocaust Testimonies (1991); Sylvia Rothchild (ed.), Voices from the Holocaust (Meridian, 1988); Nechama Tec, Dry Tears: The Story of a Lost Childhood (1984); Rashke, Escape from Sobibor (1995); Blanca Rosenberg, To Tell at Last: Survival under False Identity (1993); Judith Isaacson, Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor (1991); Klukowski, Diary from the Years of Occupation [Poland], 1939‑44 (1993); Shelley (ed.), The Union Kommando in Auschwitz: The Auschwitz Munition Factory through the Eyes of Its Former Slave Laborers (1995); Bruno Bettelheim, Surviving and Other Essays (1979); Theo Richmond, Konin: a Quest (1995) [Poland]; Lore Shelley: Auschwitz‑‑The Nazi Civilization [collection of women's testimonies]; Charlotte Delbo, Auschwitz and After; Perechodnik, Am I a Murder? Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman; Glazar, Trap with a Green Fence: Survival in Treblinka; Arditti, Two Brothers in Auschwitz; The Diary of Anne Frank [crticial edition prepared by Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation]; Szpilman, The Pianist (Warsaw Ghetto); Debski, A Battlefield of Ideas: Nazi Concentration Camps and Their Polish Prisoners; Langbein, People in Auschwitz; Troller, Theresienstadt; Mendelsohn, The Lost; Nyiszli, I Was Doctor Mengele's Assistant; Melson, False Papers: Deception and Survival in the Holocaust; Glowinski, The Black Seasons;




Hannah Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem (1963); Jochen von Lang (ed.), Eichmann Interrogated (1983); Richard Breitman, Himmler, The Architect of Genocide [1990]; Peter Hayes, Industry and Ideology. I. G. Farben in the Nazi Era (1989); Hirschfeld, The Policies of Genocide (role of the army) [1986]; Hoehne, Order of the Death's Head; Ernst Klee et al. (eds.), The Good Old Days: The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders (1991); E. Kogon (ed.), Nazi Mass Murder: A Documentary History of the Use of Poison Gas; Helmut Krausnick et al., Anatomy of the SS State (1969). Students should consider doing ONE comparative review of two of the following (will count as 2 reviews): Christopher R. Browning, Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland (1992); Goldhagen, Hitler's Willing Executioners; Richard Rhodes, Masters of Death: the SS-Einsatzgruppen; Bartov, Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich. ONE comparative review can also be chosen from these titles: Robert Jay Lifton, The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide; B. Mueller‑Hill, Murderous Science: Elimination by Scientific Selection of Jews, Gypsies and Others, Germany 1933‑35; Paul Weindling, Health, Race and German Politics between National Unification and Nazism, 1870‑1945 (1989); Burleigh,  Death and Deliverance: Euthanasia in Germany c. 1900‑1945; Kelman and Hamilton, Crimes of Obedience: Toward a Social Psychology of Authority and Responsibility; Waller, Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing; McFarland-Icke, Nurses in Nazi Germany:  Moral Choice in History;




Arad, Ghetto in Flames (Vilnius) (1980); Botwinick, Winzig, Germany, 1933‑1946: the History of a Town under the Third Reich; Braham, The Politics of Genocide: the Holocaust in Hungary. 2 vols. (1981); Butnaru, The Silent Holocaust: Romania and its Jews (1992); Frederick B. Charny, The Bulgarian Jews and the Final Solution, 1940‑1944; Dobroszycki (ed.), The Chronicle of the Lodz Ghetto (1984); David Engel, Facing a Holocaust: The Polish Government‑in ‑Exile and the Jews, 1943‑1945 (1993); David Engel, In the Shadow of Auschwitz: The Polish Government in Exile and the Jews, 1939‑42 (1987); Helen Fein, Accounting for Genocide: national responses and Jewish victimization during the Holocaust (1979); Friedrich, The Kingdom of Auschwitz; Y. Gutman and M. Berenbaum (eds.), Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp; Y. Gutman, The Jews of Warsaw, 1939‑1943(1982); Y. Jelinek, The Parish Republic: Hlinka's Slovak People's Party (1976); Marrus & Paxton, Vichy France and the Jews (198?); Michaelis, Mussolini and the Jews; Marshal Miller, Bulgarian Jewry during the Second World War (1975); Mosse and Vago (eds.), Jews and Non‑Jews in Eastern Europe (1974); Edmond Paris, Geoncide in Satellite Croatia, 1941‑45; Presser, The Destruction of the Dutch Jews (1969); Charles Roland, Courage Under Siege: Starvation, Disease, and Death in the Warsaw Ghetto; Erno Szep, The Smell of Humans: A Memoir of the Holocaust in Hungary; Tokayer, The Fugu Plan: the Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews in World War II; Tsoucalas, The Greek Tragedy (1969); Yahil, The Rescue of Danish Jewry; Zdenko (ed.), The Crimes of the Fascist Occupants and their Collaborators against the Jews in Yugoslavia (1954); Zuccotti, The Italians and the Holocaust (1987); Zuccotti, The Holocaust, the French, and the Jews (1993); Caracciolo, Uncertain Refuge: Italy and the Jews during the Holocaust (1995); David Hackett (ed.), The Buchenwald Report; Deborah Dwork, Children with a Star. Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe (1991); Richard Lukas, Did the Children Cry? Hitler's War against Jewish and Polish Children (1994); Dwork & van Pelt, Auschwitz (1996); Ezergailis, The Holocaust in Latvia, 1941‑44; Lower, Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraine; Beker (ed.), The Plunder of Jewish Property during the Holocaust;


Catholic Church and the Holocaust.  [Students should consider doing ONE comparative review of two of the following, one pro and one con.  You will get credit for two reviews.] [approving] McInerny, The Defamation of Pius XII; Malcolm Brown, Eugenio: (Pope Pius XII) True Hero of the Holocaust;  [negative] Carol Falconi, The Silence of Pius Twelfth (1970); James Caroll, Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews--A History; David Kertzer, The Popes Against the Jews: The Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism; Cornwall, Hitler’s Pope; Phayer, The Catholic Church and the Holocaust, 1930-1965; Zuccotti, Under His Very Windows; [“objective”] Jose Sanchez, Pius XII and the Holocaust: Understanding the Controversy; John Roth (ed.), Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust; G. Lewy, The Catholic Church and Nazi Germany; Saul Friedlander, Pius XII and the Third Reich: A Documentation; Spicer, Resisting the Third Reich: The Catholic Clergy in Hitler's Berlin (2004);




Ainsztein, Jewish Resistance in Nazi‑Occupied Eastern Europe (1974); Amery, At the Mind's Limits: Contemplations by a Suvivor of Auschwitz; Bierman, Righteous Gentile: The Story of Raoul Wallenberg, Missing Hero of the Holocaust (1981); M. Berenbaum (ed.), A Mosaic of Victims: Non‑Jews Persecuted and Murdered by the Nazis (New York, 1990); Elinor Brecher (ed.), Schindler's Legacy:  True Stories of the List Survivors; Nachman Blumenthal, Resistance and Revolt in the Warsaw Ghetto (1965); Alan Edelstein, An Unacknowledged Harmony: Philo‑Semitism and the Survival of European Jewry; (1982); Ferencz, Less than Slaves; Martin Gilbert, Auschwitz and the Allies (1981); S. Krakowski, The War of the Doomed: Jewish Armed Resistance in Poland, 1942‑1944 (1984); Marlene E. Heinemann, Gender and Destiny: Women Writers and the Holocaust; Lawrence Langer (ed.), Art from the Ashes: A Holocaust Anthology (1995); Laqueur, The Terrible Secret: An Investigation into the Suppression of Information about Hitler's "Final Solution" (1980); Laska, Women in the Resistance and in the Holocaust: Voices of eyewitnesses (1983); Latour, The Jewish Resistance in France (1981); Elenore Lester, Wallenberg (1982); Dov Levin, Fighting Back: Lithuanian Jewry's Armed Resistance to the Nazis; R. R. Linden, Making Stories, Making Selves: Feminist Reflections on the Holocaust (1993); F. H. Littell & H. G. Locke (eds), The German Church Struggle and the Holocaust (1974); Nomberg‑Przytyk, Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land; S. P. Oliner, The Altruistic Personality. Rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe; Pawelczynksa, Values and Violence in Auschwitz: A Sociological Analysis; Michael Ryan (ed.), Human Responses in the Holocaust: Perpetrators and Victims. Bystanders and Resisters; Nechama Tec, When Light Pierced the Darkness: Christian Rescuers of Jews in Nazi Occupied Poland (1986); Isaiah Trunk, Judenrat: The Jewish Councils in Eastern Europe under Nazi Occupation (1972); Raoul Wallenberg, Letters and Dispatches 1924‑1944; Bernard Wasserstein, Britain and the Jews of Europe (1979); David Wyman, The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust (1984); E. Fogelman, Conscience and Courage: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust (motivations); Stoltzfus, Resistance of the Heart;




Deborah Lipstadt, Denying the Holocaust (1993); Pierre Vidal‑Naquet, Assassins of Memory. Essays on the Denial of the Holocaust (1993); Dwork & van Pelt, Auschwitz (1996); J. G. Pressac, Auschwitz: Technique and Operation of the Gas Chambers (1989); Martin A. Lee, The Beast Reawakens (1997); Michael Shermer & Alex Grobman, Denying History (2000); Richard J. Evans, Lying about Hitler: History, Holocaust and the David Irving Trial (2001);