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Author Cole, Tim, 1970-
Title Holocaust city : the making of a Jewish ghetto / Tim Cole.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2003.

Author Cole, Tim, 1970-
Subject Jews -- Hungary -- Budapest -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Jewish ghettos -- Hungary -- Budapest -- History -- 20th century.
Human geography -- Hungary.
Urban policy -- Hungary.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Hungary.
Hungary -- Social policy -- History -- 20th century.
Hungary -- Social conditions -- 1918-1945.
Hungary -- Ethnic relations.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 303 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-289) and index.
Contents Architectural solutions, spatial solutions, and final solutions -- Asking spatial questions of Holocaust ghettoization -- Holocaust ghettoization and the specifics of time and place: Hungary, 1944 -- Planning and implementing ghettoization, April-May 1944 -- Implementing ghettoization, June 1944 -- Contesting ghettoization, June 1944 -- Putting the "Jews" in their place, May-June 1944 -- Planning and implementing hyphenated ghettoization, July 1944-January 1945 -- Uncovering the traces of ghettoization, 1945 to the present.
Summary Publisher's description: Drawing from the ideas of critical geography and based on extensive archival research, Cole brilliantly reconstructs the formation of the Jewish ghetto during the Holocaust, focusing primarily on the ghetto in Budapest, Hungary--one of the largest created during the war, but rarely examined. Cole maps the city illustrating how spaces--cafes, theaters, bars, bathhouses--became divided in two. Throughout the book, Cole discusses how the creation of this Jewish ghetto, just like the others being built across occupied Europe, tells us a great deal about the nature of Nazism; what life was like under Nazi-occupation; and the role the ghetto actually played in the Final Solution.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781135307004 (electronic bk.)
1135307008 (electronic bk.)
9780203951255 (e-book)
0203951255 (e-book)
OCLC # 861693012
Additional Format Print version: Cole, Tim, 1970- Holocaust city 0415929687 (DLC) 2002153070 (OCoLC)50959021

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