Books by Robert Jan van Pelt

Released: April 1, 2009

"While their prose is sometimes dry, the details the authors uncover and the broad sweep of their narrative make the book an invaluable addition to the literature on the Holocaust."
Comprehensive, well-argued investigation into why more Jews didn't flee Europe during the Holocaust. Read full book review >
HOLOCAUST by Debórah Dwork
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"A monumental, sobering attempt to make sense of collective insanity."
Within the extended scope of European history, coauthors of the acclaimed Auschwitz (2000) deliver a rigorously documented positioning of the persecution and murder of Jews prior to and during WWII. Read full book review >
Released: June 24, 1996

"Scores of van Pelt's photos and enhanced plans and blueprints supplement the lengthy notes in this peerless work of documentation and research that sheds new light on this century's darkest address."
Significant new research that examines both the relevant prewar history of Auschwitz and the blueprints of the death camp's daily functions. Read full book review >