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Tag Archives: holocaust

Remembering the Holocaust

In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we would like to present a list of new and recent Holocaust and Genocide Studies titles, as well as related journal articles.

The Legacy of the Wannsee Conference: 80 Years Later

The New York Times recently featured an article on the Wannsee Conference, one of the most significant events in the history of The Holocaust. On 20 January 1942, fifteen senior German government officials attended a short meeting in Berlin to discuss the deportation and murder of the Jews of Nazi-occupied Europe. Despite lasting less than […]

Spotlight: Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt (14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975), German-American philosopher and political theorist, was the first to argue that there were continuities between the age of European imperialism and the age of fascism in Europe. In her pivotal work The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951), she established that theories of race, notions of racial and cultural […]

Commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Read an excerpt from Marek Haltof’s POLISH FILM AND THE HOLOCAUST: Politics and Memory.

Editors’ Picks: Recommended reading from the Berghahn Editorial Team

Our editors have put together a list of recommendations per our updated subject categories. Bundle any of these eBooks together at a discounted price by using coupon code 2020EOY through our website. See details about this offer below.

Do Petitions matter? Rethinking Jewish Petitioning during the Holocaust

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan and Wolf Gruner Raul Hilberg’s path-breaking 1961 study The Destruction of the European Jews rightfully remains on the reading list of any serious student of the Holocaust. Nonetheless, Hilberg’s insistence on European Jews‘ alleged “almost complete lack of resistance” has been subjected to frequent scholarly criticism. He partially based this claim on […]

Summer Simulated Shelves

Browse our latest in Anthropology, Archaeology, Sociology, History, Literary Studies, Film & Television Studies, and Mobility Studies/Refugee and Migration Studies below. 

Viktor Frankl: 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz

TIMOTHY E. PYTELL The recent United Nations General Assembly declaration that the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz – January 27 – be designated International Holocaust Remembrance Day reflects the reality that the Holocaust has become a touchstone in global memory. Given the magnitude of the “unprecendented” destruction, this is not surprising. However, the conflation […]

See you at AHA!

Dear Colleague, We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in New York, NY, on January 3rd–6th, 2020. Please stop by Booth #1007 to browse our latest selection of books at discounted prices and pick up free journal samples. Scroll down for a preview of the new releases on display.

Author news: Ulrich Herbert is Gerda Henkel Visiting Professor 2019/20

The German Historical Institute London (GHIL), the International History Department of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and the Gerda Henkel Foundation in Düsseldorf have appointed Berghahn author Ulrich Herbert to the position of Gerda Henkel Visiting Professor 2019/20. He will give his inaugural lecture on December 10th, 2019 at the German […]