ERIC Number: ED419720
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
A Study of the Holocaust, Student Readings. Third Edition.
Des Moines Public Schools, IA.; Jewish Federation of Great Des Moines, IA.; Heartland Area Education Agency 11, Johnston, IA.
This book of student readings is intended to provide factual information on the Holocaust and help students understand the importance of individual choice and responsibility for the people of a free society. Topics covered include: (1) "Racism and Anti-Semitism in Germany"; (2) an excerpt from "Friedrich" by Hans Peter Richter (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc., NY, 1979); (3) "Exclusion 1933-1939"; (4)"Separation and Ghettoization 1939-1944"; (5) "Rescue and Resistance"; (6) "Extermination 1941-1945"; (7) "Liberation and Reaction of the Free World 1945"; and (8) "Implications for Democracy and Universality of the Holocaust 1945 to the Present." An extensive glossary of events, people, places, and terms related to the Holocaust is included for student use. (EH)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Bias, Foreign Countries, Ghettos, International Crimes, Jews, Judaism, Minority Groups, Nazism, Secondary Education, Social Discrimination, Social Studies, World History, World War II
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines, 910 Polk Boulevard, Des Moines, Iowa 50311, telephone: 515-277-6321 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Des Moines Public Schools, IA.; Jewish Federation of Great Des Moines, IA.; Heartland Area Education Agency 11, Johnston, IA.