Book details: THE HOLOCAUST AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE
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$US 100.00
Gutman, Israel; Chaim Schatzker; Yitzchak Mais; Irit Sivan
THE HOLOCAUST AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE
Imprint: Jerusalem; Zalman Shazar Center, Historical Society Of Israel, 1984
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardback
Hardbound. 8vo. 248 pages. 25 cm. First English edition. Translation of: Shoah u-mashma`utah. Translated from the Hebrew by Priscilla Fishman. A textbook style approach to the events of the Holocaust beginning with the major events occuring in Europe between the two world wars. Profusely illustrated with over 100 illustrations and four maps. Examines the difference between traditional anti-Semitism and racial anti-Semitism. “Professor Gutman is Academic Advisor to Yad Vashem and Deputy Chairman of the International Auschwitz Council. Born in Warsaw in 1923, he belonged to the Jewish underground in the Warsaw Ghetto and the Jewish Fighting Organization (ZOB) during the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. From 5 May 1943 until 5 May 1945, he was a prisoner in Majdanek, Auschwitz, and Mathausen concentration camps. From 1945 – 1971, he was an active member of the She’erit Hapletah, and was one of the founders of the Aviv Kibbutz in Italy. He moved to Mandate Palestine following the war and was a member of Kibbutz Lehavot Habashan. He was one of the founders of the Anielewicz Remembrance Center, Moreshet. Gutman testified at the Eichman trial in Jerusalem. Upon receiving his MA and PhD degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he later held the Max and Rita Haber Chair in Modern Jewish History. He currently is member of the Yad Vashem Academic Committee and the Executive Committee of the International Institute for Holocaust Research, and is member of the Academic Research Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. His numerous publications include: The Jews of Poland Between Two World Wars; Unequal Victims: Poles and Jews During World War Two; The Jews of Warsaw, 1939-1943; Resistance: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp; and Nazi Europe and the Final Solution. He is recipient of the Salonika Prize for Literature, the Yitzhak Sadeh Prize for Military Studies, and the Polish Unification Prize. Gutman received honorary doctorates from Warsaw University in 1995 and from Brandeis University in 2009.” (Yad Vashem) Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Holocaust. Judenvernichtung. Light shelf wear to covers, otherwise fine. Very good + condition. (HOLO2-100-35), HOLO8, ee2, ger8, bibliog4. (ja)
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