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    The Van Pelt Report by Robert Jan van Pelt

    150 150 Holocaust Denial on Trial

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    title statement

    title: [The Van Pelt Report]: Electronic Edition
    author: Robert Jan van Pelt
    sponsor: Rabbi Donald A. Tams Institute for Jewish Studies
    extent: 773 pages

    publication statement : Lewis H. Beck Center for Electronic Collections and Services, Emory University Atlanta, GA 540 Asbury Circle Woodruff Library Atlanta, GA 30322©Emory University.

    2003 https://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/13p3q

    series statement

    title: Holocaust Denial on Trial

    Transcribed from the trial documents into HTML by Addison-Wesley, and translated into XML based on the HTML and print editions by the Beck Center staff. Van Pelt’s report examines Irving’s distortions about Auschwitz, its gas chambers and incineration facilities, as well as its role in the ‘Final Solution of the Jewish Problem.’

    source description

    [The Van Pelt Report] Robert Jan van Pelt London Davenport Lyons Solicitors 1 Old Burlington Street London W1X 2NL [1999]

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    project description :Trial transcripts, expert witness documents and other material used in Irving vs. Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt

    editorial declaration :Obvious errors in spelling or punctuation have not been corrected in any way.

    All “smart” quotes have been silently replaced with straight quotes. Block quotes are marked with q or quote elements

    The canonical source document is the trial document. In some cases material was added or deleted from the versions of the documents that became the html version, and in other cases, authorial changes were made to the trial documents. These sections are noted with add or addSpan elements for additions or del or delSpan elements for deletions.

    Paragraphs including q or quote elements indicate material that is in a block quote. Where the title of a work is italicized, it is marked with a title element, both in the text and in footnotes. Pages are numbered at the top right of the page. Figures and captions are numbered as “following page…” top right blockquote blockquote italic

    categorization :

    • Collection: Trial Documents
    • subset: Defense Documents
    • object: Expert Witness document

    subjects: (scheme : Library of Congress Subject Headings)

    • Irving, David John Cawdell, 1938- –Trials, litigation, etc.
    • Lipstadt, Deborah E.–Trials, litigation, etc.
    • Penguin (Firm)–Trials, litigation, etc.
    • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
    • Trials (Libel)–England–London.
    • Holocaust denial literature–Great Britain.

    revision description :

    • 2003. Converted text from html to xml; added the footnotes.
      Beck Center staff encoder
    • 2004. added header, summary, table of contents
      Beck Center staff encoder