Nazi Policy, Jewish Workers, German Killers

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April 2006



A leader in the study of the Holocaust discusses how the Nazi regime moved from population expulsion and decimation to total and systematic extermination and examines the roles and behavior of local authorities in shaping Nazi policy. Map.


Introduction; Map of Poland; 1. From 'ethnic cleansing' to genocide to the 'final solution': the evolution of Nazi Jewish Policy, 1939-1941; 2. Nazi policy: decisions for the final solution; 3. Jewish workers in Poland: self-maintenance, exploitation, destruction; 4. Jewish workers and survivor memories: the case of the Starachowice Labor Camp; 5. German killers: orders from above, initiative from below, and the scope of local autonomy - the case of Brest-Litovsk; 6. German killers: behavior and motivation in the light of new evidence; Postscript; Index.


'Given the recent headlines about the slave-labor reparations settlement in Germany, this new study from distinguished Holocaust historian Browning is an important event.' Kirkus Reviews 'Browning is a fine historian and his book immensely readable, fascinating, harrowing but wonderfully educative, is a first-rate contribution to Holocaust studies.' A. C. Grayling, Financial Times 'A stream of acerbically humorous, often angry, observations, mostly about the responses of the defeated Germans to their new plight.' John Jacobs, Jewish Chronicle '... an extensive undertaking that Browning manages with admirable clarity ... an important contribution to the most recent research on the Holocaust. The focus of the presentation, the extensive amount of source material, and the comprehensive reception of research literature make it one of the most important recent publications in this field of research.' International Review of Social History
EAN: 9780521774901
ISBN: 052177490X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2006
Seitenanzahl: 198 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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