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Read Online The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry Book by Ilya Ehrenburg

Read Online The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry Book by Ilya Ehrenburg

The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry

The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry is a collection of eyewitness testimonies, letters, diaries, affidavits, and other documents on the activities of the Nazis against Jews in the camps, ghettoes, and towns of Eastern Europe Arguably, the only apt comparison is to The Gulag Archipelago of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn This definitive edition, including for the first time m The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry is a collection of eyewitness testimonies, letters, diaries, affidavits, and other documents on the activities of the Nazis against Jews in the camps, ghettoes, and towns of Eastern Europe Arguably, the only apt comparison is to The Gulag Archipelago of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn This definitive edition, including for the first time materials omitted from previous editions, is a major addition to the literature on the Holocaust Now available in paperback, it will be of particular interest to students, teachers, and scholars of the Holocaust and those interested in the history of Europe The Black Book is the single most important text documenting the slaughter of Jews in the USSR Until now, it was only available in English in truncated editions Because of its profound significance, this definitive English translation of The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry is a major literary and intellectual event O ne of the most important books in the vast literature on the HolocaustThe extent of cruelty exhibited here and the uncontrolled ways in which it happened are a graphic demonstration of what the human race is capable of when left entirely to its own devices William B Helmreich, Long Island Jewish World P repared by Ehrenburg and Grossman themselves, with fine literary skillEach section of the documents has a useful set of notes compiled by David Patterson, author of this excellent translation, which clarifies factual issues, and presents brief biographies of significant figures Richard Overy, Times Literary Supplement

Title : The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry
Author :  Ilya Ehrenburg
Language : English
Isbn : 076580543X
Format : Paperback
Pages : 579 pages

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