Books Ordered May 2015

Books ordered in Holocaust and Genocide Studies May 2015

These books were just firm-ordered (there are also books that come automatically; I’ll post those in the near future).  Browse title in MNCAT  in a few weeks to check for availability



Armenian Genocide in Literature Perceptions of Those Who Lived Through the Years of Calamity. Peroomian, Rubina Dr Cloth 2012
Music and Genocide Cloth 2015

Goddess of Buttercups and Daisies: a Novel. Millar, Martin Paper 2015
Washing the Dead: a Novel. Brafman, Michelle Paper 2015

Genocide Convention: The Travaux Preparatoires Ebook 2008

Today: 100 Years of Genocide International Student Conference

100 Years of Genocide
International Student Conference
University of Minnesota
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Room 25
April 24, 2015

excerpt:As we approach the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the Human Rights Program, the Institute for Global Studies, and the Ohanessian Chair will be hosting three days of events to commemorate this centennial.  More at

Books just ordered

Check our catalog in a few weeks for availability

After The Fact: The Holocaust In Twenty-First Century Documentary Film. Prager, Brad, 1971- Paper 2015
Brief Stop On The Road From Auschwitz; Trans. By Sarah Death. Rosenberg, Goran, 1948- Cloth 2015
Speaking The Unspeakable In Postwar Germany: Toward A Public Discourse On The Holocaust. Boos, Sonja, 1972- Paper 2014
Human Remains And Mass Violence: Methodical Approaches Cloth 2015
God, Faith & Identity From The Ashes: Reflections Of Children And Grandchildren Of Holocaust Survivors. Cloth 2015

Library Resources

When you’re doing research in these areas, check out my subject page:
Library Resources for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

It’s designed to provide links to subscription resources purchased by the University of Minnesota Libraries for your use. Article databases, reference resources, primary sources and websites are linked from this page.

If you are not affiliated, you can access these resources by visiting a campus library. Wilson Library on the Minneapolis west bank is best suited to provide reference service in humanities and social sciences.

Auschwitz: History, Liberation, Analysis

On January 26 the University of Minnesota’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies is marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz with an event at the Weisman Art Gallery. Please visit their page for details and to make reservations for the event, which is open to the public.

The University of Minnesota Libraries provide important research materials and continue to add new books and content related to Auschwitz, its history, liberation and analysis.  We welcome visitors to the Libraries, and offer reference resources in online, print and various media.  The selected resources in the bibliography linked below offer a starting point for research exploration:

Auschwitz: History, Liberation, Analysis: AuschwitzBIBLIOGRAPHY2015 (pdf)

Titles added October-November 2014

Communicating Awe: Media Memory and Holocaust Commemoration. Mayers, Oren / Ebook 2014

Destruction and Human Remains: Disposal and Concealment In Genocide And Mass Violence Cloth 2014

Forgotten Trials of The Holocaust. / Bazyler, Michael J Cloth 2014

Hitler’s First Victims: The Quest For Justice.  Ryback, Timothy W / Cloth 2014

Jewish Histories of the Holocaust: New Transnational Approaches / Cloth 2014

Outlawing Genocide Denial: The Dilemmas of Official Historical Truth. Lewy, Guenter, 1923- / Paper 2014

Spanish Attitudes Toward Judaism: Strains of Anti-Semitism From the Inquisition To Franco and the Holocaust.; Trans. By Abramo Ottolenghi. Kuznitzky, Adolfo /Paper 2014

Recent acquisitions in Holocaust and Genocide Studies July-Sept 2014

Alex’s Wake: A Voyage Of Betrayal And A Journey Of Remembrance.        Goldsmith, Martin, 1952-       Ebook            2014

Assimilated Jews In The Warsaw Ghetto, 1940-1943.           Person, Katarzyna       Cloth    2014

Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery; Trans. By Jarek Garlinski.     Pilecki, Witold Ebook  2012

Auschwitz, The Allies And Censorship Of The Holocaust.      Fleming, Michael        Ebook  2014

Beyond Violence: Jewish Survivors In Poland And Slovakia, 1944-48.           Cichopek-Gajraj, Anna, 1974- Cloth            2014

Children Of Separation And Loss: A Memoir.            Pollitt, Gertrude          Paper   2014

Coming Of The Holocaust: From Antisemitism To Genocide.            Kenez, Peter    Ebook  2013

Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life Of A Mass Murderer; Trans. By Ruth Martin. Stangneth, Bettina            Cloth    2014

Ethics Of Witnessing: The Holocaust In Polish Writers’ Diaries From Warsaw, 1939-1945. Brenner, Rachel Feldhay, 1946-Cloth 2014

Forging Shoah Memories: Italian Women Writers, Jewish Identity, And The Holocaust.     Lucamante, Stefania            Cloth    2014

Genocide On The Drina River.            Becirevic, Edina          Cloth    2014

Gestapo: Power And Terror In The Third Reich; Trans. By Charlotte Ryland.           Dams, Carsten            Cloth            2014

Grandchildren: The Hidden Legacy Of “Lost” Armenians In Turkey              Cloth    2014

Holocaust Consciousness In Contemporary Britain.   Pearce, Andy, 1981-    Cloth    2014

Holocaust: Memories And History                  Ebook  2014

Jewish Kapo In Auschwitz: History, Memory, And The Politics Of Survival.   Friling, Tuvia   Paper   2014

Jewish Resistance Against The Nazis              Paper   2014

Literature Of The Holocaust               Paper   2013

Magda And Andre Trocme: Resistance Figures         Trocme, Magda, 1901-1996   Cloth    2014

Metamaus: A Look Inside A Modern Classic. Spiegelman, Art          Cloth    2011

Mothering The Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents For The Holocaust.    Faithful, George, 1979-            Cloth    2014

Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 And The Final Solution In Poland.       Browning, Christopher R            Paper   1997

Postwar Jewish Displacement And Rebirth, 1945-1967                     Ebook  2014

Rhetoric Of Genocide: Death As A Text.        Voth, Ben, 1967-         Cloth    2014

Unwanted Legacies: Sharing The Burden Of Post-Genocide Generations.    Wagner, Gottfried      Cloth    2014

Vanished History: The Holocaust In Czech And Slovak Historical Culture.    Sniegon, Tomas           Cloth    2014

Violins Of Hope: Violins Of The Holocaust –Instruments Of Hope And Liberation In Mankind’s Darkest Hour.            Grymes, James A        Paper   2014

Warburg In Rome.      Carroll, James, 1943-  Cloth    2014