People of the Holocaust: 2 Vol. Set

ISBN 13: 9780787617431

People of the Holocaust: 2 Vol. Set

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780787617431: People of the Holocaust: 2 Vol. Set
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This unique guide focuses on 60 men and women involved in the Holocaust — from Nazi persecutors and their victims to world leaders and policy-makers, as well as those who showed their humanity and courage by resisting Hitlers Final Solution.

It includes biographical sketches of Anne Frank, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Goebbels, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Oskar Schnidler, Hannah Senesh and 54 others with 120 black-and-white illustrations.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From School Library Journal:

Gr 5 Up--From the prominent to the little known, these volumes focus attention on 60 men, women, and one child (Anne Frank) involved in the Holocaust. The biographical subjects range from "Nazi perpetrators and their victims," to "world leaders and policy-makers," to those who resisted the Nazis and helped to save innocent lives. The arrangement is strictly alphabetical; subjects as diverse as Mordecai Anielewicz, Leo Baeck, Nikolaus Barbie, Folke Bernadotte, and Bruno Bettelheim are on contiguous pages. Also included are brief biographies of people connected with the featured person, mention of those who performed similar actions, salient quotations, and sidebars on related topics. In addition to biographical facts, each 6-to 10-page article describes the political milieu surrounding the individual, how he or she reacted to it, and the consequences. Each entry provides a list for further reading. Both volumes repeat the same front matter (table of contents, reader's guide, time line, and glossary) and the same extensive, thorough index. A list of credits for the black-and-white photos that appear throughout offers valuable information to researchers needing images from this period. This unique resource will be in constant demand.

Marcia W. Posner, Holocaust Memorial and Educational Center of Nassau County, Glen Cove, NY

Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information, Inc.

Review:

"Much more readable than typical entries in encyclopedias." -- "ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999"

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780787617448: People of the Holocaust (2 volume set)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 078761744X ISBN 13: 9780787617448
Publisher: Gale Group, 1998
Hardcover

9780787617455: People of the Holocaust, Vol. 2

Thomso..., 1998
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Published by U-X-L
ISBN 10: 0787617431 ISBN 13: 9780787617431
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Gonia Books
(Pleasant View, TN, U.S.A.)

Book Description U-X-L. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0787617431. Seller Inventory # VB-HBO-23136CC

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.62
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Schmittroth, Linda
Published by UXL Gale, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. (1998)
ISBN 10: 0787617431 ISBN 13: 9780787617431
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rose's Books IOBA
(Harwich Port, MA, U.S.A.)

Book Description UXL Gale, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., 1998. Pictorial Boards. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Illustrated (illustrator). First Edition. Detroit: UXL Gale, 1998. First edition. 556 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This two-volume set profiles 60 women and men who were caught up in the Holocaust, including Nazi perpetrators and their victims, world leaders and policy makers, and those who showed humanity and courage by resisting Hitler's genocidal reign of terror. Written for readers 10 and up, the alphabetical biographies include boxed items of related information, cross references, sources for further reading, and black and white illustrations. The book also has a detailed index. New in pictorial boards. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 008594

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 45.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Schmittroth, Linda; Rosteck, mark Kay
Published by UXL / Gale Research (1998)
ISBN 10: 0787617431 ISBN 13: 9780787617431
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Nighttown Books
(South Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description UXL / Gale Research, 1998. Hard Cover. Condition: New. First Edition. Hardcover 2-Vol 1st Ed Set BRAND NEW still in publisher's shrinkwrap, no remainder marks, pristine unbumped set; 2 8vos; 556pp indexed & illus. Extra shipping charge REQUIRED for priority or overseas delivery of this set (extra charge may be SUBSTANTIAL for overseas shipment). Seller Inventory # 15378

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 59.46
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Linda Schmittroth, Mary Kay Rosteck (Editor)
Published by UXL (1998)
ISBN 10: 0787617431 ISBN 13: 9780787617431
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description UXL, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0787617431

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 116.09
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds