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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.
The psychology of bystanders, perpetrators, and heroic helpers / Ervin Staub What is a "social-psychological" account of perpetrator behavior? : the person versus the situation in Goldhagen's Hitler's willing executioners / Leonard S. Newman Authoritarianism and the Holocaust : some cognitive and affective implications / Peter Suedfeld and Mark Schaller Perpetrator behavior as destructive obedience : an evaluation of Stanley Milgram's perspective, the most influential social-psychological approach to the Holocaust / Thomas Blass Sacrificial lambs dressed in wolves' clothing : envious prejudice, ideology, and the scapegoating of Jews / Peter Glick Group processes and the Holocaust / R. Scott Tindale ... [et al.] Examining the implications of cultural frames on social movements and group action / Daphna Oyserman and Armand Lauffer Population and predators : preconditions for the Holocaust from a control-theoretical perspective / Dieter Frey and Helmut Rez The zoomorphism of human collective violence / R.B. Zajonc The Holocaust and the four roots of evil / Roy F. Baumeister Instigators of genocide : examining Hitler from a social-psychological perspective / David R. Mandel Perpetrators with a clear conscience : lying self-deception and belief change / Ralph Erber Explaining the Holocaust : does social psychology exonerate the perpetrators? / Arthur G. Miller, Amy M. Buddie, and Jeffrey Kretschmar Epilogue : social psychologists confront the Holocaust / Leonard S. Newman and Ralph Erber.
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.