Recommended Readings

Any bibliography on the Holocaust will be incomplete. The amount of material on the subject is too vast to be fully incorporated into a bibliography. This is a representative sampling of relevant and important reading materials on a variety of Holocaust-related subjects.

Basic Bibliography

  • Bauer,Yehuda & Nathan Rotenstreich, eds.; The Holocaust as Historical Experience; New York; Holmes & Meier; 1987
  • Bauer,Yehuda. They Chose Life: Jewish Resistance in the Holocaust. New York: American Jewish Committee, Institute of Human Relations, 1973.
  • Bauer,Yehuda. A History of the Holocaust; New York; Franklin Watts; 1982.
  • Berenbaum,Michael. The World Must Know. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1993.
  • Dawidowicz,Lucy S. The War Against the Jews, 1933-1945. 10th Anniversary ed. Toronto and New York: Bantam Books, 1986.
  • Gilbert,Martin. The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe during the Second World War. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1985.
  • Gutman,Israel, ed. Encyclopedia of the Holocaust. New York: MacmillanPublishing, 1990.
  • Hilberg,Raul. The Destruction of the European Jews. Student ed. NewYork: Holmes & Meier, 1985. Note: “Based on the three-volume revised and definitive edition”: Hilberg, Raul. The Destruction of the European Jews. 2d ed. New York: Holmes & Meier,1985.
  • Hilberg,Raul. Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders: The Jewish Catastrophe, 1933-1945. New York: Harper Collins, 1992
  • Wiesenthal,Simon. The Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Memoirs. Edited and with an introductory profile by Joseph Wechsberg. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967.
  • Wyman,David. Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945. New York: Pantheon Books, 1984.
  • Wyman,David. Paper Walls. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1968.
  • Yahil,Leni. The Holocaust: The Face of European Jewry, 1932-1945. New York: Oxford, 1991.

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