The Holocaust and New World Slavery

  title={The Holocaust and New World Slavery},
  author={Steven T. Katz},
  • S. Katz
  • Published 16 May 2019
  • History
This volume offers the first, in-depth comparison of the Holocaust and new world slavery. Providing a reliable view of the relevant issues, and based on a broad and comprehensive set of data and evidence, Steven Katz analyzes the fundamental differences between the two systems and re-evaluates our understanding of the Nazi agenda. Among the subjects he examines are: the use of black slaves as workers compared to the Nazi use of Jewish labor; the causes of slave demographic decline and growth in… 
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    The Journal of African History
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