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    The Lead-Up
          Browning, Christopher R. The Path to Genocide: Essays on
          Launching the Final Solution. Cambridge Univ Pr (Trd); 1995.
          Paperback. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-521558-78-6.
          [6][Buy at Amazon:

          Friedlander, Henry. The Origins of Nazi Genocide: From
          Enthanasia to the Final Solution. University of North Carolina
          Press; 1997. Paperback. ISBN 0-807846-75-9.
          [7][Buy at Amazon:

          Katz, Jacob. Out of the Ghetto: The Social Background of Jewish
          Emancipation, 1770-1870 (Modern Jewish History). Schocken
          Press, New York. 1978. Syracuse Univ Pr; 1998. Paperback. ISBN
          [8][Buy at Amazon:

          Lindemann, Albert S. Anti-Semitism Before the Holocaust.
          Addison-Wesley Pub Co; 2000. Textbook binding. ISBN
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          Mosse, George. Toward The Final Solution: A History of European
          Racism. Colophon Books. 1980. Howard Fertig; 1997. Paperback.
          ISBN 0-865274-28-2.
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          Parkes, James. The Conflict of the Church and the Synagogue: A
          Study in the Origins of Antisemitism. Hermon Press, New York.
          1974. Out of Print. [Reprint of the 1934 Edition by Soncino
          Press, London]
          Schleunes, Karl A. The Twisted Road to Auschwitz: Nazi Policy
          Toward German Jews, 1933-39. Univ of Illinois Pr; 1990.
          Paperback. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-252061-47-0.
          [11][Buy at Amazon:

          Weiss, John. Ideology of Death: Why the Holocaust Happened in
          Germany. Ivan R Dee, Inc; 1997. Paperback. ISBN 1-566631-74-2.
          [12][Buy at Amazon:

    The Holocaust
          Altshuler, David A.; Dawidowicz, Lucy S. (ed). Hitler's War
          Against the Jews : A Young Reader's Version of the War Against
          the Jews, 1933-1945, by Lucy S. Dawidowicz. Middle-school
          readers. Behrman House; 1996. Paperback. ISBN 0-874412-22-6.
          [13][Buy at Amazon:

          Berenbaum, Michael. The World Must Know: The History of the
          Holocaust As Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial
          Museum. Little Brown & Co (Pap); 1993. Paperback. ISBN
          0-316091-34-0. [The history of the Shoah (Holocaust) as told in
          the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum by the head of its research
          [14][Buy at Amazon:

          Berenbaum, Michael (ed). Witness to the Holocaust.
          Harpercollins; 1997. Hardcover. ISBN 0-062701-08-8.
          [15][Buy at Amazon:

          Dawidowicz, Lucy S. The War Against the Jews, 1933-1945. JPS,
          Philadelphia. 1975. Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub; 1991. Paperback.
          ISBN 0-553345-32-X.
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          Dawidowicz, Lucy (ed). A Holocaust Reader. Behrman House; 1976.
          Paperback. ISBN 0-874412-36-6.
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          Eliach, Yaffa. There Once Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of
          the Shtetl of Eishyshok. Little Brown & Company; 1998.
          Hardcover. ISBN 0-316232-52-1.
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          Gilbert. Martin. The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe
          During the Second World War. Henry Holt; 1987. Paperback.
          Reprint edition. ISBN 0-805003-48-7.
          [19][Buy at Amazon:

          Gilbert, Martin. Atlas of the Holocaust. William Morrow & Co;
          1993. Hardcover. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-688123-64-3.
          [20][Buy at Amazon:

          Gilbert, Martin. Holocaust Journey. Columbia Univ Pr; 1999.
          Paperback. ISBN 0-231109-65-2.
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          Gilbert, Martin. Never Again: The History of the Holocaust.
          Universe Pub; 2000. Hardcover. ISBN 0-789304-09-0.
          [22][Buy at Amazon:

          Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah. Hitler's Willing Executioners:
          Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust. Vintage Books; 1997.
          Paperback. ISBN 0-679772-68-5. [This in-depth study of ordinary
          Germans who followed leaders' demands to the point of becoming
          willing participants in executions and torture provides yet
          another side of the Holocaust picture, criticizing
          long-established answers to questions and providing a new
          exploration of those who carried out the Holocaust.]
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          Herbert, Pundik. In Denmark It Could Not Happen: The Flight of
          the Jews to Sweden in 1943. Gefen Books; 1998. Hardcover. ISBN
          [24][Buy at Amazon:

          Hilberg, Raul. The Destruction of the European Jews: Revised
          and Definitive Edition. Holmes and Meier. 1985. Paperback. ISBN
          0-841909-10-5. [3 volumes; "magisterial"; "unequaled insight
          into how the Holocaust was perpetrated" -- Michael Berenbaum
          (director of the research component of the U.S. Holocaust
          Memorial Museum)]
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          Hilberg, Raul. Perpetrators Victims Bystanders: The Jewish
          Catastrophe 1933-1945. Harperperennial Library; 1993.
          Paperback. ISBN 0-060995-07-6.
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          Kahil, Leni. The Holocaust. Oxford. 1991. ["comprehensive and
          insightful" -- Michael Berenbaum (director of the research
          component of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum)]
          Keneally, Thomas. Schindler's List. Touchstone Books; 1993.
          Paperback. ISBN 0-671880-31-4.
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          Lehrer, Steven. Wannsee House and the Holocaust. McFarland &
          Company; 2000. Library Binding. ISBN 0-786407-92-1. [At the
          Wannsee Conference (held at the Wannsee House), January 20,
          1942, Reinhard Heydrich, chief of the Reich Security Service,
          officially announced the Nazi party's pursuit of Hitler's
          infamous "final solution." This book traces the history from
          1914-the year that saw the foundations laid for both the house
          and the Holocaust-to the present.]
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          Levi, Primo; Woolf, Stuart (trans). Survival in Auschwitz: The
          Nazi Assault on Humanity. Collier Books; 1995. Paperback.
          Reprint edition. ISBN 0-684826-80-1.
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          Wiesel, Elie; Rodway, Stella (trans); Mauriac Francois. Night.
          Bantam Books; 1982. Paperback. Reissue edition. ISBN
          [30][Buy at Amazon:

    America and the Holocaust
          Feingold, Henry. The Politics of Rescue: The Roosevelt
          Administration and the Holocaust. Rutgers Press. 1970. ISBN
          0-805250-19-0. Out of print.
          Lipstadt, Deborah E. Beyond Belief: The American Press and the
          Coming of the Holocaust, 1933-1945. Free Press; 1993.
          Paperback. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-029191-61-0.
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          Morse, Arthur D. While Six Million Died: A Chronicle of
          American Apathy. Overlook Press; 1998. Paperback. Reprint
          edition. ISBN 0-879518-36-7.
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          Wyman, David S. The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the
          Holocaust 1941-1945. New Press; 1998. Paperback. ISBN
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    Coping with the Aftermath
          Feld, Edward. The Spirit of Renewal: Finding Faith After the
          Holocaust. Jewish Lights Pub; 1995. Paperback. ISBN
          [34][Buy at Amazon:

          Katz, Steven T. Post-Holocaust Dialogues: Critical Studies in
          Modern Jewish Thought. New York Univ Pr; 1985. Paperback. ISBN
          0-814745-87-3. [This book attempts a reconstruction of modern
          Jewish philosophy into a more compelling and tightly composed
          account of Jewish thought. The main concern is religious
          responses to the Holocaust by Eliezer Berkovits, Richard
          Rubenstein, Emil Fackenheim, and Ignaz Maybaum.]
          [35][Buy at Amazon:

          Katz, Steven T. Historicism, the Holocaust, and Zionism:
          Critical Studies in Modern Jewish Thought and History. New York
          Univ Pr; 1991. Hardcover. ISBN 0-814746-16-0. [This book offers
          a critical exploration of several of the most important topics
          in modern Jewish thought. Besides containing papers on Franz
          Rosenzweig and Abraham Joshua Heschel, Katz discusses the role
          of racial antisemtism in Germany after WWI; outlines and
          analyzes the issues of comparing the Holocaust to other
          historical events, such as the mass witch burnings of the
          middle ages, black slavery, the decimation of North American
          Indians, the Nazi assaults on Gypsies and homosexuals, and
          Polish and Ukranian losses during WWII.]
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          Kushner, Harold S. When Bad Things Happen to Good People. Avon;
          1994. Paperback. ISBN 0-380603-92-6.
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          Rosenberg, Bernhard H.; Heuman, Fred (ed). Theological and
          Halakhic Reflections on the Holocaust. Ktav; 1992. May be out
          of print. ISBN 0-881253-75-8. [This collection of articles
          represents in great measure the thological response of centrist
          Orthodoxy a generation after, and represents a rejection of
          'God's judgement theory'. It contains a wealth of material,
          some of them classic pieces long unavailable and many written
          for this volume by distinguished Orthodox thinkers.
          Contributors include Rabbis Joseph Soloveitchik, Norman Lamm,
          Emanuel Rackman, Haskel Lookstein, Reuven Bulka, Eliezer
          Berkovits, and more.]
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          Roth, John K. (ed); Berenbaum, Michael (ed). Holocaust:
          Religious and Philosophical Implications. Paragon House; 1989.
          Paperback. ISBN 1-557782-12-1.
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          Wiesenthal, Simon; Cargas, Harry James (ed); Fetterman, Bonny
          V. (ed). The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of
          Forgiveness. Schocken Books; 1998. Paperback. Expanded edition.
          ISBN 0-805210-60-1. [Based on his experiences as a
          concentration camp prisoner brought before a dying Nazi soldier
          who asked for his forgiveness, The Sunflower is a collection of
          essays in which a host of intellectuals considers the question:
          Can evil be forgiven?]
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   There is also an excellent bibliography of Holocaust resources in The
   Third Jewish Catalog

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