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Holocaust Studies *: Reference Works (Electronic)

This guide is intended to help any faculty, graduate, or undergraduate student find resources in the area of Holocaust Studies.

Reference Works - Electronic (Selected Titles)

The Columbia Guide to the Holocaust
"...offers readers and researchers a general history of the Holocaust while delving into the core issues and debates in the study of the Holocaust today. Each of the book's five distinct parts stands on its own as valuable research aids; together, they constitute an integrated whole..."

Encyclopaedia Judaica
"...includes a wealth of information about Judaism. Combines an extensive alphanumeric references as well as supplementary lists, hundred year calendar 1920-2020, Israel Place List, references to Hebrew Newspapers and Periodicals, Synagogues, and other resources." 

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
"This outstanding comprehensive sourcebook of the worst in human behavior throughout history also includes instances of some of the best responses. It is aimed at the adult general reader but will be valuable for both specialists and older students studying the destruction of a people. The editor and contributors are broadly representative of academic experts around the world, and some of them have had extensive involvement with the subject.The 350 signed, well-documented entries, varying from 500 to 5,000 words, as appropriate, are arranged alphabetically. The topics comprise the diverse aspects of crimes against humanity--acts and consequences, cultural memory and representation, international institutions and laws..."

The Holocaust Encyclopedia
" the only comprehensive single-volume work of reference providing both a reflective overview of the subject and abundant detail concerning major events, policy decisions, cities, and individuals..."

Propoganda and Mass Persuasion: A Historical Encyclopedia. 1500 to the Present
"This work has been designed as an easily readable survey of propaganda and its history from 1500 to the present. An extensive introduction defines propaganda and traces its origins, concluding with a discussion of the importance of propaganda in the twentieth century and the increasing prominence given to it. The introduction also notes that, although propaganda often serves to 'dictate what one should think,' it is not necessarily evil..."


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