Teacher Resources

This selected bibliography of teacher resources was compiled by Dr. Karin Doerr of Concordia University, and Professor Gary Evans of Dawson College, Montreal, Canada, in July 1997.

General History

Bauer, Yehuda. A History of the Holocaust. New York: F. Watts, 1982.

Calvocoressi, Peter, Guy Wint and John Pritchard. Total War: The Causes and Course of World War II. v.1. London: Penguin, 1989.

Dawidowicz, Lucy. The War Against the Jews 1933-1945. New York: Bantam, 1986.

Gilbert, Martin. The Holocaust: A History of the Jews in Europe During the Second World War. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1986.

Gutman, Israel, ed. Encyclopedia of the Holocaust. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

Hartmann, Geoffry. The Longest Shadow: In the Aftermath of the Holocaust. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1996.

Hilberg, Raul. The Destruction of the European Jews. New York: Watts, 1973.

Katz, T. Steven. The Holocaust in Historical Context. Vol. I The Holocaust and Mass Death Before the Modern Age. New York, Oxford: Oxford University, 1994.

Mayer, Arno J. Why Did the Heavens Not Darken? New York: Pantheon, 1989.

Millen, Rochelle L. New Perspectives on the Holocaust: A Guide for Teachers and Scholars. New York: New York UP, 1996.

Weiss, John. The Ideology of Death. Chicago: Ivan Dee, 1996.

Yahil, Leni. Sho'ah. The Holocaust: The Fate of European Jewry, 1932-1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Specialized History

Arad, Yitzhak. Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1987.

Arendt, Hannah. Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil. New York: Viking, 1969 (1963).

Bankier, David. The Germans and the Final Solution: Public Opinion under Nazism. Oxford: Blackwell, 1992.

Bartov, Omer. The Eastern Front, 1941-45: German Troops and the Barbarization of Warfare. London: Macmillan, 1985.

Breitman, Richard. The Architect of Genocide: Himmler and the Final Solution. New York: Knopf, 1991.

Browning, Christopher. Ordinary Men: Reserve Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.

Bullock, Alan. Hitler: A Study in Tyranny. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books, 1962.

Chalk, Frank and Kurt Jonassohn. The History and Sociology of Genocide: Analyses and Case Studies. New Haven: Yale UP, 1990.

Friedlander, Saul. Nazi Germany and the Jews: The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939. New York: HarperCollins, 1997.

Goldhagen, Daniel J. Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust. New York: Knopf, 1996.

Heifetz, Julie, ed. Too Young to Remember. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1989.

Klee, Ernst, Willie Dressen and Volker Riess, eds. "The Good Old Days": The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders. New York: Free Press, 1988.

Krausnick, Helmut, Martin Broszat, et al. Anatomy of the SS State. London: Collins, 1968.

Laqueur, Walter. The Terrible Secret: An Investigation into the Suppression of Information about Hitler's Final Solution. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980.

Lipstadt, Deborah. Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory. New York: Free Press, 1993.

Marrus, Michael. The Holocaust in History. New York: New American Library/Dutton, 1986.

Mendelsohn, John ed. The Holocaust. 18 volumes. New York: Garland, 1982.

Mosse George L. The Crisis of German Ideology: Intellectual Origins of the Third Reich. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1964.

MŸller, Ingo. Hitler's Justice: The Courts of the Third Reich. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1991.

Posner, Gerald L. Hitler's Children: Sons & Daughters of the Third Reich Talk about Their Fathers and Themselves. New York: Random House, 1991.

Proctor, Robert. Racial Hygiene. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1988.

Rittner, Carol and John K. Roth, eds. Different Voices: Women and the Holocaust. New York: Paragon House, 1993.

Spielvogel, Jackson. Hitler and Nazi Germany: A History. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice, 1996.

Vidal-Naquet, Pierre. Assassins of Memory: Essays on the Denial of the Holocaust. New York: Columbia UP, 1992.

Yahil, Leni. The Rescue of Danish Jewry: Test of a Democracy. Philadelphia. Jewish Publication Society of America, 1969.

Zuccotti, Susan. The Italians and the Holocaust: Persecution, Rescue and Survival. New York: Basic Books, 1987.

Autobiography And Fictionalization

Am‡ry, Jean. At the Mind's Limits: Contemplations by a Survivor on Auschwitz and its Realities. Translation from the German by Sidney and Stella P. Rosenfeld. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980 (1966, Jenseits von Schuld und SŸhne).

Appelfeld, Aharon. Katerina. New York: Random House, 1992.

Drucker, Olga Levy. Kindertransport. New York: Holt, 1992.

Frank, Anne. The Diary of a Young Girl. New York: Pocket Books, 1953.

Frankl, Viktor. Man's Search for Meaning. New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo: Washington Square, 1985 (1959).

Levi, Primo. Survival in Auschwitz and The Reawakening: Two Memoirs. Translated from the Italian by Stuart Woolf. New York: Summit, 1985 (1947).

Michaels, Ann. Fugitive Pieces. Toronto: McLelland and Stewart, 1996.

Nomberg-Przytyk, Sara. Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land, eds. Eli Pfefferkorn and David H. Hirsch; Translation by Roslyn Hirsch. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985.

Ozick, Cynthia. The Shawl; Rosa. New York: Knopf, 1989.

Rawicz, Piotr. Blood From the Sky. Translated by Peter Wiles. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1961.

Schaeffer, Susan F. Anya. New York: Macmillan, 1974.

Sichrovsky, Peter. Strangers in Their Own Land: Young Jews in Germany and Austria Today. Translated by Jean Steinberg. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Tisma, Aleksandar. Kapo. Beograd: Nolit, 1987. Translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Richard Williams. New York, San Diego, London: Harcourt Brace, 1993.

Wiesel, Eli. Night; Dawn; Day. Translated by Stella Rodway. Northvale, N.J., London: Jason Aronson, 1985. Night: 1956.


Gilbert, Martin, The Boys: Triumph Over Adversity. The Story of 732 Young Concentration Camp Survivors. London: Weinfeld and Nicholson, 1996.

Langer, Lawrence L. Art from the Ashes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Roiphe, Anne. A Season for Healing: Reflections on the Holocaust. New York: Summit Books, 1988.

Santner, Eric L. Stranded Objects: Mourning, Memory, and Film in Postwar Germany. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1990.

Teichman, Milton, and Sharon Leder, eds. Truth and Lamentations: Stories and Poems on the Holocaust. University of Illinois Press, 1994.

Wiesel, Elie. One Generation After. Translated by Lily Edelman. New York: Random House, 1965.

Literary Criticism

Appelfeld, Aharon. Beyond Despair: Three Lectures and a Conversation with Philip Roth. Translated by Jeffrey M. Green. New York: Fromm International Publishing Corporations, 1994.

FriedlŠnder, Saul, ed. Probing the Limits of Representation: Nazism and the "Final Solution." Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Friedman, Saul S., ed. Holocaust Literature: A Collection of Critical, Historical, and Literary Writings. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1993.

Heinemann, Marlene. Gender and Destiny: Women Writers and the Holocaust. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1986.

Lang, Berel, ed. Writing and the Holocaust. New York and London: Holmes & Meier, 1988.

Stephens, Elaine C., Jean E. Brown and Janet E. Rubin. Learning About... The Holocaust: Literature and Other Resources for Young People. New York: Library Professional Publications, 1995.

Young, James E. Writing and Re-Writing the Holocaust: Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press,1988.

Art And Poetry

Celan, Paul. Last Poems. San Francisco: North Point, 1986.

Fishman, Charles, ed. Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust. Texas Tech University Press, 1991.

Kolmar, Gertrud. Dark Soliloquy: The Selected Poems of Gertrud Kolmar. Translated from the German and with an introduction by Henry A. Smith. Foreword by Cynthia Ozick. Seabury Press, 1975.

Sachs, Nelly. O the Chimneys: Selected Poems. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1967.

Salomon, Charlotte. Charlotte, Life or Theater? An Autobiographical Play by Charlotte Salomon. Introduction by Judith Herzberg. New York: Viking, 1981.

Young, James E., ed. The Art of Memory: Holocaust Memorials in History. Regensburg, Germany: AumŸller, 1994.

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