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Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp

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ISBN-10: 025320884X

ISBN-13: 9780253208842

Edition: 1998

Authors: Yisrael Gutman, Michael Berenbaum, Yehuda Bauer, Raul Hilberg, Franciszek Piper

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An authoritative account of the operation of the Auschwitz death camp.Ò. . . a comprehensive work that is unlikely to be overtaken for many years. This learnedvolume is about as chilling as historiography gets.Ó ÑWalter Laqueur, The New RepublicÒ. . . a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a bulwark against forgetting.Ó ÑPublishers WeeklyÒRigorously documented, brilliantly written, organized, and edited . . . the most authoritativebook about a place of unsurpassed importance in human history.Ó ÑJohn K. RothÒNever before has knowledge concerning every aspect of Auschwitz . . . been made available in such authority, depth, and comprehensiveness.Ó ÑRichard L. RubensteinLeading 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.Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 4/22/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Preface
Contributors
Acknowledgements
A History of the Camp
Auschwitz-An Overview
The System of Prisoner Exploitation
The Satellite Camps
The Number of Victims
Dimensions of Genocide
Auschwitz and the ""Final Solution""
A Site in Search of a Mission
Gas Chambers and Crematoria
The Machinery of Mass Murder at Auschwitz