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Human Behaviour in the Concentration Camp


Author/Editor: Elie A. Cohen
Year: 1954
Publisher: Jonathan Cape London
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardback
Size: 8vo
Overall condition: Good
Book weight (kg): 0.394

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Translated from the Dutch by M H Braaksma. Light-coloured cloth-covered boards, prelims to p xi then 295 pages including a Bibliography. The work brings the psychodynamic approach to individual behaviour to bear on the behaviour of guards and prisoners in the camps. The four main sections are Some General Aspects of the Concentration Camps, Medical Aspects of the Camps, The Psychology of the Concentration Camp Prisoner and The Psychology of the SS. The author was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medical Science by the University of Utrecht on the basis of this book. Dr Cohen had first hand experience of the concentration camps, and many of his family died in the holocaust. Condition: Boards a little bumped, spine age-darkened, paper likewise showing age-tanning, pages unmarked, light foxing to fore-edges and last two or three pages.