The Encyclopedia of the Third Reich, Volume 1

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Christian Zentner, Friedemann Bedürftig, Amy Hackett
Macmillan, 1991 - 1150 pages
Ranging in length from a few lines to several pages and listed alphabetically, the 3000 entries in this book aim to provide a comprehensive source of information on the Third Reich. The work includes 22 developed essays on important subjects such as anti-semitism, women in the Third Reich, the persecution of Jews, concentration camps, education, the economy, opposition to the Nazis, the attitude of the church, propaganda, the SS, social policies and the implementation of the Final Solution. There are also detailed biographical entries on the leading figures associated with, or opposed to, the regime. The work is extensively cross-referenced .

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This "definitive reference source" was initially published as a two-volume set in 1991. A $175 price tag unfortunately prevented its purchase by many libraries. This paperback edition combines both volumes for a much nicer price. Essential for all history collections. Read full review

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This is the currently definitive reference source for basic data on events in National Socialist Germany. Contributors include some of the former Federal Republic's best young historians. Over 3000 ... Read full review

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