Richard Overy

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Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933–49

By David Cesarani

Macmillan 1,016pp £30 order from our bookshop

David Cesarani did not live to witness the publication of his masterwork, the synthesis of thirty-five years of scholarship on the Final Solution. This will be without question as definitive an account of the years of Jewish persecution in the 1930s and 1940s as we are likely to get. It is an account overflowing with shrewd judgement and honest reflection, the qualities that he always brought to his engagement with the past.

Sara Stewart


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