The Encyclopedia of the Third Reich (Vols 1-2)

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9780028975009: The Encyclopedia of the Third Reich (Vols 1-2)

Ranging in length from a few lines to several pages and listed alphabetically, the 3000 entries in this book aim to provide a comprehensive source of information on the Third Reich. The work includes 22 developed essays on important subjects such as anti-semitism, women in the Third Reich, the persecution of Jews, concentration camps, education, the economy, opposition to the Nazis, the attitude of the church, propaganda, the SS, social policies and the implementation of the Final Solution. There are also detailed biographical entries on the leading figures associated with, or opposed to, the regime. The work is extensively cross-referenced .

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German

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This is the currently definitive reference source for basic data on events in National Socialist Germany. Contributors include some of the former Federal Republic's best young historians. Over 3000 entries on specific subjects from Otto Abetz to Zyklon B are accompanied by two dozen longer essays on such general themes as the Final Solution and women in the Third Reich. The text is supplemented by over 1200 well-chosen illustrations. A felicitous translation further enhances the work's quality. Libraries that serve both scholars and general readers interested in the subjects it covers are well advised to consider purchasing this encyclopedia, despite its high cost. Many reference collections will certainly wish to acquire it.
- Dennis E. Showalter, Colorado Coll., Colorado Springs
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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