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Author Lewy, Guenter, 1923-

Title The Nazi persecution of the gypsies / Guenter Lewy.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  940.5318 L59n    ---  Available
Description ix, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-296) and index.
Contents The prewar years : a three-track policy. Track 1 : harassment stepped up ; Track 2 : crime prevention ; Track 3 : confronting an "alien race" ; The special case of the Austrian gypsies -- A tightened net (1939-1942). "Security measures" and expulsions ; Creating social outcasts ; Detention and deportation from the Ostmark (Austria) ; The killing of "spies" and hostages in German-occupied Europe -- A community destroyed (1943-1945). Deportation to Auschwitz ; Life and death in the gypsy family camp of Auschwitz ; Gypsies in other concentration camps ; Gypsies exempted from deportation -- After the disaster. Victims and perpetrators ; Conclusion : the course of persecution assessed.
Subject Romanies -- Nazi persecution.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.
Romanies -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0195125568

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