Holocaust Handbooks & Documentaries
Presented by Castle Hill Publishers and CODOH
ISSN 1529-7748 (books) & 2059-3872 (documentaries)
Both the series Holocaust Handbooks and the series Holocaust Documentaries are registered with the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 1529-7748 and 2059-3872, respectively. Castle Hill Publishers launched the Handbook series in 2000, and the Documentaries series in 2015. Their purpose is to encompass in one place books and videos dealing with specific or general issues of "the Holocaust" from a revisionist – i.e. critical, unorthodox – point of view. We strive to give all of our books and videos a similar look and feel by editing, formatting and designing them following a certain pattern. The goals of these series are twofold:
To insure a high quality, all publications of these series are peer-reviewed by selected and knowledgeable scholars. However, since nobody is infallible, mistakes are inevitable. We strive to correct them in new editions. If you have spotted any mistakes, please be so kind and inform us about it.
The first volume of the Handbook series, the anthology Dissecting the Holocaust., appeared in August 2000 under the imprint of Theses & Dissertations Press, a currently dormant subsidiary of Castle Hill Publishers. By late 2005, 20 volumes had appeared in this series (vols. 1 through 18, 20 and 21).
When Germar Rudolf, the then sole proprietor of Castle Hill Publishers, was arrested in late 2005 and imprisoned for almost 5 years by the German authorities for his publishing activities (primarily for vol. 15 of this series, Lectures on the Holocaust; see his web site for details), his company went partially dormant, and no new volumes were issued during this time period. In 2010 a joint venture between Castle Hill Publishers and The Barnes Review (TBR) revived the series. The first volume to appear under the aegis of TBR was the 2010 monograph on the Sobibór camp (#19). In 2012, Castle Hill Publishers started assembling German lanuage books of the same or similar content, most of which had appeared many years before, in a similar series, for which a separate, dedicated German language website was created. It received its own ISSN number only in 2015, though. All German language books are published exclusively by Castle Hill Publishers.
In late 2013, Castle Hill Publishers formed another joined venture with CODOH in order to improve its market reach in the U.S. Parallel to this, Castle Hill Publishers renewed their dedication to the Holocaust Handbooks project by getting back into publishing new volumes of this series, starting with the two-volume study The “Extermination Camps” of “Aktion Reinhardt”. In late 2015, Castle Hill Publishers regained full copyright, editorial, and publishing control over the Handbooks series. Today all books added to this series as well as new, revised editions are again published by Castle Hill Publishers. In early 2016, the company became the publishing division of the Committee for Open Debate on the Holocaust (CODOH).
Video documentaries were initially not officially part of any formal series. Since early 2012 Castle Hill Publishers have helped create documentaries which follow a similar philosophy as our book series. This assistance includes both financial support as well as editorial and peer advice. However, in 2015 it was decided to go ahead and also create a formal series called Holocaust Documentaries, which aims at producing attractive, feature-length, high-definition documentaries summarizing and popularizing revisionist research results.
Holocaust Handbooks and Holocaust Documentaries are non-profit project. We publish revisionist books and video documentaries not in order to make a profit, but in order to reach the broadest audience possible. In order to remove all possible obstacles for anyone to obtain our products, we offer most our our books and all videos for downloading completely free of charge. It goes without saying that we would not be able to do this if there weren't numerous grateful individuals who show their appreciation for our work by either purchasing our books and videos in hard or soft copy – see our shop – or by volunteering for translation, proofing, editing or marketing work (see our volunteer page) or by making a donation. This multifaceted help permits us to grow and improve our program as well as to launch outreach initiatives, for instances on campuses in the U.S., the U.K. and overseas.
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