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The Politics of Genocide: The Holocaust in Hungary, Condensed Edition
The Politics of Genocide: The Holocaust in Hungary, Condensed Edition is an abbreviated version of the classic work first published in 1981 and revised and expanded in 1994. It includes a new historical overview, and retains and sharpens its focus on the persecution of the Jews. Through a meticulous use of Hungarian and many other sources, the book explains in a rational a ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published March 14th 2005 by Wayne State University Press
(first published November 1st 1980)
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I read this book while conducting research on the Holocaust in Hungary for a book I wrote. I also consulted Braham's massive two volume history, from which this version is condensed. This is an incredibly important work. Any student of the Holocaust, anyone interested in the history of Hungary, or anyone who enjoys reading history in general will find this well written and astonishing work a worthwhile read. The story of the Holocaust in Hungary is surprisingly not very often told, and Braham's ...more
A political scientist and Holocaust survivor whose parents were killed at Auschwitz, Dr. Braham came to the United States in 1948. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics and government and a master’s in education from City College. He received a doctorate in political science from the New School for Social Research. He was a professor at the City University of New York, where he founded the ...more