The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Introduction / Richard H. King and Dan Stone Imperialism and colonialism Race power, freedom, and the democracy of terror in German racialist thought / Elisa von Joeden-Forgey Race thinking and racism in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism / Kathryn T. Gines When the real crime began : Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism and the dignity of the western philosophical tradition / Robert Bernasconi Race and bureaucracy revisited : Hannah Arendt's recent reemergence in African studies / Christopher J. Lee On pain of extinction : laws of nature and history in Darwin, Marx, and Arendt / Tony Barta Nation and race The refractory legacy of decolonization : revisiting Arendt on violence / Ned Curthoys Anti-semitism, the bourgeoisie, and the self-destruction of the nation-state / Marcel Stoetzler Post-totalitarian elements and Eichmann's mentality in the Yugoslav War and mass killings / Vlasta Jalušič Intellectual genealogies and legacies Hannah Arendt on totalitarianism : moral equivalence and degrees of evil in modern political violence / Richard Shorten Hannah Arendt, biopolitics, and the problem of violence : from animal laborans to homo sacer / André Duarte The 'subterranean stream of Western history' : Arendt and Levinas after Heidegger / Robert Eaglestone Hannah Arendt and the old 'new science' / Steven Douglas Maloney The Holocaust and 'the human' / Dan Stone Conclusion : "Arendt between past and future" / Richard H. King.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.