Fall 2001 book lists for Prof. Marcuse’s UCSB History 133D and Q courses

(graphical version with thumbnails, descriptions, prices and links to on-line bookstores)
created Aug. 22, 2001, last updated Aug. 26
[print version with UCSB library call numbers; these will be in the Reserve Book Room]

Books for History 133D (lecture course "The Holocaust in German History")

Stephen J. Lee, Hitler and Nazi Germany (Questions and Analysis in History); (Routledge, 1998) $12.95 (4-6 weeks and no discount on Amazon) 133D
course textbook

(recommended but not required for 133Q)

Hans J. Massaquoi, Destined to Witness: Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany (HarperCollins, 1999)

(also for 133Q)

$14,
Amazon $11.20 new
,
bn $12.60

The son of a (black) Liberian diplomat and a German housewife, born 1926, lived the entire Nazi period in Hamburg, Germany.

Art Spiegelman, Maus: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began [volume 2 only] (Pantheon, 1991)

(only for 133D, not for 133Q)

$14 paper, Amazon $11.20, $6 used,
bn $12.60

2 volume boxed set: bn $22.80,

Famous comic-book history traces the author's efforts to record his father's life from March 1944 (Auschwitz) to the present.

Books for History 133Q (reading seminar, Wed. afternoons 2-5pm)

Hans J. Massaquoi, Destined to Witness: Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany (W. Morrow, 1999)

(also for 133D)

$14,
Amazon $11.20 new
,
bn $12.60

The son of a (black) Liberian diplomat and a German housewife, born 1926, lived the entire Nazi period in Hamburg, Germany.
Melissa Muller, Anne Frank: The Biography (Henry Holt, 1998) $14.00paper,
Amazon $4.98 hardcover
[yes, no mistake],
bn $12.60
excellent, very comprehensive biography; the 3 hour ABC docudrama broadcast in May 2001 is based on this book
The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak : Five Notebooks from the Lodz Ghetto (Oxford, 1998), 288pp. $14.95
Amazon $14.95 new, $10 used,
bn $15.95
A slightly older, male, Polish "Anne Frank," Dawid's diary describes Jewish life in Lodz from June 1939 to April 1943.
Alicia Appleman-Jurman, Alicia: My Story (Bantam, 1988) $6.99,
Amazon $6.29
,
bn $6.29
The story of a Jewish teenager from Buczacz [boo-shash] in eastern Poland from Sept. 1939 to 1947.
Primo Levi, Survival in Auschwitz : The Nazi Assault on Humanity (Simon & Shuster, 1996 [originally 1947]) $12,
Amazon $9.60
,
bn $9.90
A now-classic memoir of Auschwitz III (I.G. Farben) from Fall 1944 to January 1945.

Judith Magyar Isaacson, Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor (Illinois, 1991)

Amazon $9.26,
bn $11.65
The life story of a Hungarian girl deported to Auschwitz in summer 1944. She later became a dean at Bates College.
Filip Muller, Eyewitness Auschwitz: Three Years in the Gas Chambers (Ivan Dee, 1999) $13,
Amazon $10.36
,
bn $11.65
One of a handful of survivors from the Jewish crews who were forced to run corpse disposal factories at Auschwitz II (Birkenau).
Inga Clendinnen, Reading the Holocaust (Cambridge, 1999) $15,
Amazon $12
,
bn $13.45
An anthropologist examines some of the classic texts (including Levi and Muller) about the Holocaust.