The Holocaust, 1st Edition

  • David Haugen
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  • ISBN-10: 0737760931
  • ISBN-13: 9780737760934
  • DDC: 940.53
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 250 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Each volume of Perspectives On Modern World History offers a fresh look - from multiple perspectives - at momentous events in world history. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Holocaust, the mass genocide to exterminate Jews and other groups deemed undesirable by the Nazis in Germany. Each volume opens with background information - including primary source material - covering the periods leading up to, during and after the event. Then, each volume offers an in-depth, multinational perspective on the controversies surrounding the event and the current implications or long-lasting effects. Each volume concludes with first-person narratives from people who lived through or were directly impacted by the event. Essays are compiled from a variety of sources and are carefully edited and introduced to provide context for readers unfamiliar with the historical event.

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Features and Benefits

  • In addition to pro/con articles, each volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the complexities of current issues: Full-color photographs, charts, graphs, and cartoons supplement the text.


"These titles are a high quality collection of essays centered around a specific topic. The books are well-organized and visually welcoming to student researchers." --Library Media Connections, October 2010

— Library Media Connection