The Destruction of the European Jews

  title={The Destruction of the European Jews},
  author={Raul Hilberg},
  • R. Hilberg
  • Published 6 December 2017
  • Political Science
First published in 1961, Raul Hilberg's comprehensive account of how Germany annihilated the Jewish community of Europe spurred discussion, galvanised further research, and shaped the entire field of Holocaust studies. This revised and expanded edition of Hilberg's classic work extends the scope of his study and includes 80,000 words of new material, particularly from recently opened archives in eastern Europe, added over a lifetime of research. It is the definitive work of a scholar who has… 
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Professor Hilberg greatly appreciates the time and labour Dr Lawson has devoted to his fine discussion of The Destruction of the European Jews, and does not wish to comment further
  • Other reviews: The New York Times
for an analysis of Hilberg's interventions in the debate over decision-making
    Destruction of the European Jews
    • Journal of Modern History,
    • 1962
    The decision-making process' for a summary
      Andreas Dorpalen review of Raul Hilberg, Destruction of the European Jews
      • Journal of Modern History
      • 1962