Bibliographies and Reference Books on the Holocaust

Cargas, Harry James. The Holocaust: An Annotated Bibliography. Chicago: American Library Association, 1985. 196pp. Addresses a wide array of topics and issues germane to the Holocaust. Darsa, Jan. "Educating About the Holocaust," pp. 175-193. In Israel Charny (Ed.) Genocide: A Critical Bibliographic Review, Vol. 2. London and New York: Mansell Publishers and Facts on File, respectively, 1991. Includes an essay and an annotated bibliography on key works useful for teaching about the Holocaust. Drew, Margaret. Facing History and Ourselves Holocaust and Human Behavior: Annotated Bibliography. New York: Walker and Company, 1988. 124pp. Designed specifically for use by educators, this bibliography "selects and describes those books, from the profusion of Holocaust materials, that best explore the wide range of human responses to the Holocaust, on the part of victims, victimizers, and rescuers. In addition to the extensive annotated reading lists of adult materials, the bibliography includes an extensive overview of chilclren's literature on the Holocaust."Edelheit, Abraham J. History of the Holocaust: A Handbook and Dictionary. Boulder: Westview Press, 1994. A very useful tool for educators and researchers. Edelheit, Abraham, and Edelheit, Hershel. Bibliography on Holocaust Literature. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1986. 842pp. A massive bibliography that includes sections on life in pre-war Europe, anti-Semitism, fascism, Nazism, the extermination of the Jews, and the aftermath of the Holocaust. Szonyi, David. M. The Holocaust: An Annotated Bibliography and Resource Guide. New York: KTAV Publishing House, 1985. 396pp. A useful guide that includes citations on memoirs, literature (anthologies, fiction, drama, poetry, literary criticism), audio-visual materials, etc. Totten, Samuel. "[First Person Accounts of the] Holocaust," pp. 91-273. In Samuel Totten's (Ed.) First-Person Accounts of Genocidal Acts Committed in the Twentieth Century: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1991. Contains annotations of diaries, letters, memoirs, autobiographies, oral histories, video accounts. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Annotated [Holocaust] Bibliography. Washington, D.C., 1993. 31pp. Contains three sections of annotations (middle level, high school, and adult) on general history, specialized history, biographies, fiction, memoirs, art, general history.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Annotated [Holocaust] Videography. Washington, D.C., 1993. 13 pp. Includes a short introductory piece and annotations on films that address: overviews of the Holocaust, life before the Holocaust, propaganda, racism and anti-Semitism, "enemies of the state," ghettos, camps, genocide, rescue, resistance, responses, perpetrators, and liberation.