A History of the Holocaust, Second Edition is more than just a recounting of the horrors of the Holocaust. It is an attempt to explain the forces that gave rise to it, the motives of those who conceived it, and the culture that was destroyed by it. This book will motivate readers to ask disturbing questions and, hopefully, seek answers to them. Rita S. Botwinick provides the reader with background on the nature of prejudice, the history of anti-Semitism, as well as information about German and Jewish life during this time period. She discusses the Nazi rise to power and the effects of propaganda in fostering the attitudes that allowed hatred and fear to overcome reason and charity. The author also devotes an entire chapter to those people who resisted the Nazi regime. This updated edition includes: A new epilogue section Information about what happened to the concentration camp survivors Discussion about what happened to the Nazi criminals An extensive bibliography that introduces other definitive works on the HolocaustBotwinick, Rita S. is the author of 'History of the Holocust, A:From Ideology to Annihilation From Ideology to Annihilations' with ISBN 9780130112859 and ISBN 0130112852.