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Author Epstein, Eric Joseph, 1959-

Title Dictionary of the Holocaust : biography, geography, and terminology / Eric Joseph Epstein and Philip Rosen ; foreword by Henry R. Huttenbach
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997


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Description xvi, 416 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Foreword</em> by Dr. Henry Huttenbach -- Introduction -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This concise, easy-to-use resource on the Holocaust is rich in factual and statistical information, and provides a comprehensive compilation of the people and terms that are essential for an understanding of the Holocaust. In 2,000 entries, it profiles major personalities, covers concentration and death camps, cities and countries, and significant events. Also included are important terms translated from German, French, Polish, Yiddish, and twelve other languages. Biographical entries give a brief history, the person's significance, and their historical context. Geographical entries pinpoint exact locations using other cities or countries as landmarks, and give the number of Jewish inhabitants before Nazi occupation, and the percentage of Jews killed
Analysis Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Dictionaries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-381) and index
Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Author Rosen, Philip, 1928-
LC no. 97008779
ISBN 031330355X