Name of Collection: European History - Third Reich

School Name: Ramaz Upper School

Address: 60 East 78th Street

Phone: 212 774-8000 x7328

Fax: 212 774-8099

Librarian: Lisa Scudera

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Introduction: Third Reich in Germany 1933-45. CCD Collection:European History 1815-Present includes print and non-print resources on the subject of the Nazi Period in Europe and World War II.

Questions for Inquiry: Political, social and economic issues of the Third Reich

Keywords: Third Reich, World War II, Holocaust, Nazism, Hitler, Anti-Semitism

Subject Headings: World War II; German-History-1933-1945: Germany-Politics and Government -1933-1945: National Socialism: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

Dewey Decimal Classification(s): 940.53, 940.54, 940.548, 943, 943.08, 320.943

Key Books:

Aycoberry, Pierre. The Social History of the Third Reich: 1933-1945; translated from the French by Janet Lloyd. New York: The New Press/ W.W. Norton, c. 1999.

Burleigh, Michael. The Third Reich: A New History. New York: Hill and Wang, 2001

Cosner, Shaaron. Women under the Third Reich: a Biographical Dictionary. Westport, Ct: Greenwood Press, 1998.

Engelman, Bernt. In Hitler's Germany: Daily Life in the Third Reich; translated from the German by Krishna Winston. New York: Pantheon Books, c. 1986.

Freeden, Herbert. The Jewish Press in the Third Reich; translated from the German by William Templer. Providence: Berg Publishers, 1993

Herf, Jeffrey. Reactionary Modernism: technology, culture, and politics in Weimar and the Third Reich. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

Hitler, Adolf. Mein Kampf; translated by Ralph Manheim. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [1971] (originally published 1925,1926).

Horowitz, Gordon J. Ghettostadt : Lodz and the making of a Nazi city. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008.

Kaplan, Arie. From Krakow to Krypton : Jews and comic books. New York: JPS, 2008.

Mazower, Mark. Hitler's empire : how the Nazis ruled Europe. London: Penguin Press, 2008. Shirer, William L. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: a History of Nazi Germany. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960.

Speer, Albert. Inside the Third Reich: Memoirs; translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. New York: Macmillan, [1970]

Zuccotti, Susan. Holocaust odysseys : the Jews of Saint-Martin-Vesubie and their flight through France and Italy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Benz, Wolfgang. A Concise History of the Third Reich; translated from the German by Thomas Dunlap.

Hinz, Berthold. Art in the Third Reich.


Encyclopedia of the Third Reich


Broszat, Martin. The Hitler State


Zusak, Markus. The Book Thief

Magazine Articles

• Print:

• Online: keyword search ("third reich") on all periodical databases will have many full-text results


Web Sites:

Videos/DVDs:The Fuehrer's Germany; How the Nazis Came to Power; Triumph of the Will; The Great Dictator;More than Broken Glass; Victory in Europe: The Fall of Nazi Germany.




Community Resources: Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City. Leo Baeck Institute, New York City.

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