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Historical Atlases and the Holocaust

Robert Rozett

  1. Eli Barnavi, ed., A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People from the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992); Richard and Ben Crampton, eds., Atlas of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century (London: Routledge, 1996); Dennis P. Hupchick and Harold E. Cox, eds., A Concise Historical Atlas of Eastern Europe (New York: St. Martin’s, 1996); Richard Overy, ed., The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Third Reich (London: Penguin Books, 1996); The Times Atlas of European History (London: Times Books, 1994); United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Historical Atlas of the Holocaust (New York: Macmillan, 1996).
  2. Overy, Penguin Atlas, pp. 18-21.
  3. The Times Atlas of European History, pp. 7, 178 179.
  4. Ibid., pp. 176-181.
  5. Ibid., p. 180.
  6. Ibid.,, p. 183.
  7. Ibid.
  8. Ibid., p. 138.
  9. Hupchick and Cox, Concise Historical Atlas, p. vii.
  10. Ibid., p. vii.
  11. Ibid., maps 22 and 24; Leon E. Seltzer, ed., The Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer of the World (New York: Columbia University, 1952), p. 854.
  12. Hupchick and Cox, Concise Historical Atlas, map 2.
  13. Ibid.
  14. Ibid., maps 42-47.
  15. Ibid., map 49.
  16. Crampton, Atlas of Eastern Europe, p. 134.
  17. Ibid., p. 13.
  18. Ibid., p. 104.
  19. Ibid., pp. 138-141.
  20. Barnavi, Historical Atlas, p. iv.
  21. Ibid., p. 228.
  22. Yitzhak Arad, Shmuel Krakowski, and Shmuel Spector, eds., The Einsatzgruppen Reports (New York: Holocaust Library, 1989).
  23. Barnavi, Historical Atlas, p. 235.
  24. Ibid. pp. 233 and 253.
  25. Evyatar Friesel, Atlas of Modern Jewish History (New York: Oxford University Press), 1990.
  26. Ibid, p. 93.
  27. Ibid., pp. 106-107; Francizek Piper, “The Number of Victims,” in Yisrael Gutman and Michael Berenbaum, eds., Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp (Washington, DC: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1994), pp. 61-80.
  28. Overy, Penguin Atlas, p. 5.
  29. Ibid., pp. 84-85, 88.
  30. Ibid., pp. 36-37.
  31. Ibid., pp. 90-91.
  32. Ibid., p. 93.
  33. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Historical Atlas of the Holocaust, pp. 7, 41, 51- 53.
  34. Ibid., pp. 64-65.
  35. Ibid., p. 42.
  36. Yehuda Bauer, "Jews, Gypsies and Slavs - Policies of the Third Reich," in UNESCO Yearbook on Peace and Conflict Studies: The Second World War (Paris: UNESCO, 1987), pp. 73-100.
  37. Martin Gilbert, Atlas of the Holocaust (New York: William Morrow, 1993, completely revised and updated edition). The first edition of Gilbert’s atlas was published in 1982.
  38. Ibid., p. 47.
  39. Ibid., p. 85; Randolph Braham, The Politics of Genocide (New York: Columbia University Press, 1994, revised edition), p. 77; The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust (New York: Macmillan, 1990), p. 1799.
  40. Jeshajahu Weinberg, “Introduction,” in [User’s Guide for the CD Rom Version of the] Historical Atlas of the Holocaust (New York: Macmillan, no date).